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Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race

Shetterly, Margot Lee.

New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

1 v. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.

"Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as -human computers- used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. This book brings to life the stories of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, four African-American women who lived through the civil rights era, the Space Race, the Cold War, and the movement for gender equality, and whose work forever changed the face of NASA and the country"--Amazon.com.

Reading Level: 4.5

Available

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

9780062742469

Dewey Class No:

510/.92/52/0973 23

Author:

Shetterly, Margot Lee.

Title:

Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race / Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

Physical:

1 v. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, March 2018

Summary:

"Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as -human computers- used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. This book brings to life the stories of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, four African-American women who lived through the civil rights era, the Space Race, the Cold War, and the movement for gender equality, and whose work forever changed the face of NASA and the country"--Amazon.com.

Target Audience:

4.5.

Target Audience:

K-3 Follett School Solutions.

Subject:

United States.--National Aeronautics and Space Administration--Officials and employees.

Subject:

Mathematicians--United States.

Subject:

Astronautics.

Subject:

African Americans.

Subject:

Women.

AE:PersName:

Conkling, Winifred.

AE:PersName:

Freeman, Laura (Illustrator), ill.

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