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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.

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

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 510.9252 SHE    DUE 06-01-19
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 510.9252 SHE    DUE 05-28-19
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 510.92 LEE    On Holdshelf
1 copy being processed for GDL Library Connection Children's Non-fiction.
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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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-).
Subject United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Officials and employees -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Biography.
Women mathematicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Space race -- Juvenile literature.
Women mathematicians.
African American women.
African American mathematicians.
Space race.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Added Author Conkling, Winifred, author.
Freeman, Laura (Illustrator), illustrator.
Adaptation of (expression): Shetterly, Margot Lee. Hidden figures.
ISBN 9780062742469 (hardcover)
0062742469 (hardcover)

 
    
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