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The Resource Hidden figures : the true story of four Black women and the space race, by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman

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

Label
Hidden figures : the true story of four Black women and the space race
Title
Hidden figures
Title remainder
the true story of four Black women and the space race
Statement of responsibility
by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman
Title variation
True story of four Black women and the space race
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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- )
Awards note
Coretta Scott King Award Honor Book
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shetterly, Margot Lee
Dewey number
  • 510.92/520973
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 4-8
Interest level
LG
LC call number
  • QA27.5
  • QA28
LC item number
  • .S548 2018
  • .S538 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
5.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Conkling, Winifred
  • Freeman, Laura
  • Shetterly, Margot Lee
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vaughan, Dorothy
  • Jackson, Mary
  • Johnson, Katherine G.
  • Darden, Christine M.
  • United States
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American women
  • African American mathematicians
  • Space race
  • United States
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American women
  • African American mathematicians
  • Space race
  • African Americans
  • Women
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • Johnson, Katherine G
  • United States
  • African American mathematicians
  • African American women
  • Employees
  • Space race
  • Women mathematicians
  • United States
Target audience
primary
Label
Hidden figures : the true story of four Black women and the space race, by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman
Link
http://www.perma-bound.com/ws/image/cover/000154111/m
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn985072992
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780062742469
Lccn
2017942901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)985072992
Label
Hidden figures : the true story of four Black women and the space race, by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman
Link
http://www.perma-bound.com/ws/image/cover/000154111/m
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn985072992
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780062742469
Lccn
2017942901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)985072992

Library Locations

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