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

by Shetterly, Margot Lee,

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Children Non-Fiction child rm J 510 She
Location  Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale
Collection  Children Non-Fiction
Call Number  child rm J 510 She
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 timeline and glossary.
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Subjects United States. -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Officials and employees -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women mathematicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Space race -- Juvenile literature.
Women mathematicians.
African American mathematicians.
African American women.
Space race.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Publisher New York, NY :Scholastic Inc.,2019
Contributors Conkling, Winifred, author.
Freeman, Laura (Illustrator), illustrator.
Language English
Notes "This edition is available for distribution only through the school market"--Page 4 of cover.
Awards Coretta Scott King Honor Book, illustrator, 2019
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN 9781338566420
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