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Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space

Lee Shetterly, Margot, author.

New York, NY : Harper, [2016]

231 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm

Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them from their white counterparts despite their groundbreaking successes.

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ISBN:

9780062662378 (pbk.)

ISBN:

0062662376 (pbk.)

ISBN:

9780062662385 (hbk. ; trade bdg.)

ISBN:

0062662384 (hbk. ; trade bdg.)

LC Call No:

QA27.5 .L44 2016e

Dewey Class No:

510.92/520973 B 23

Author:

Lee Shetterly, Margot, author.

Title:

Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space / Margot Lee Shetterly.

Edition:

Young readers' edition.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

231 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm

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text txt rdacontent

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BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-218) and index.

Summary:

Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them from their white counterparts despite their groundbreaking successes.

Target Audience:

008-012.

Subject:

United States.--National Aeronautics and Space Administration--Biography--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

United States.--National Aeronautics and Space Administration--Biography.

Subject:

Women mathematicians--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

African American women--Biography--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

African American mathematicians--Biography--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Space race--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Women mathematicians--Biography.

Subject:

African American women--Biography.

Subject:

African American mathematicians--Biography.

Subject:

Space race.

Subject:

African Americans--Biography.

Subject:

Women--Biography.

AE:PersName:

Adaptation of (expression): Lee Shetterly, Margot. Hidden figures.

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