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

Author
Shetterly, Margot Lee, author.
Title
Hidden figures : the true story of four Black women and the space race / by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman.
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Published
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018] ©2018
Description
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
URL
<Image> http://www.perma-bound.com/ws/image/cover/000154111/m
Other contributors
Conkling, Winifred, author. Freeman, Laura (Illustrator), illustrator. Adaptation of (expression): Shetterly, Margot Lee. Hidden figures.
Portion of title
True story of four Black women and the space race
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 despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918- ), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942- ).
Target audience
Ages 4-8.
Subject headings
Vaughan, Dorothy, 1910-2008--Biography--Juvenile literature. Jackson, Mary, 1921-2005--Biography--Juvenile literature. Johnson, Katherine G.--Biography--Juvenile literature. Darden, Christine M.--Biography--Juvenile literature. United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration--Officials and employees--Juvenile literature. United States--National Aeronautics and Space Administration--Officials and employees--Biography--Juvenile literature. Women mathematicians--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature. African American women--Biography--Juvenile literature. African American mathematicians--Biography--Juvenile literature. Space race--Juvenile literature. African American women Biography Juvenile literature. African American mathematicians Biography Juvenile literature. Women mathematicians United States Biography Juvenile literature. Space race Juvenile literature.
Genre heading
Picture books for children. Children's picture books. Biographies. Literature. Picture books. Biographies. Biography. Juvenile works.
ISBN
9780062742469 (hardcover) 0062742469 (hardcover)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Education Library
Call Number
510.92520973 SHE
Location
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Library
Indpls - IUPUI University Library
Call Number
QA28 .S548 2018
Location
Juvenile
Floor
2nd Floor
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Library
South Bend - Educational Resource Commons
Call Number
QA28 .S548 2018
Location
Educational Resource Commons - Juvenile Non-Fiction
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Library
Southeast Library - New Albany
Call Number
QA28 .S548 2018
Location
Reserve Desk
Floor
2nd Floor
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Asim, Sumreen