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

By: Shetterly, Margot Lee [author.].
Contributor(s): Conkling, Winifred [author.] | Freeman, Laura (Illustrator) [illustrator.].
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, [2018]Edition: First edition.Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062742469; 0062742469.Subject(s): Vaughan, Dorothy, 1910-2008 -- Biography | Jackson, Mary, 1921-2005 -- Biography | Johnson, Katherine G. -- Biography | Darden, Christine M. -- Biography | United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Officials and employees -- Juvenile literature | Women mathematicians -- United States -- Biography | African American women -- Biography | African American mathematicians -- Biography | Space race -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Biographies. | Picture books.DDC classification: JN 509 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- )
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Junior Nonfiction (JN)
JN 509 .S554 2018 Available 20117
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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- )

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