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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

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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- )
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Summary
A lavishly illustrated picture book adaptation of the inspiring story of the four brilliant mathematicians who were pivotal to the success of America's space program, written by one of their associates, describes how they overcame the harsh limitations imposed on black women in the segregated 1960s
Tone
Illustration
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2019.
Awards note
Coretta Scott King Award Honor Book.
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10617822
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shetterly, Margot Lee
Dewey number
629.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 4-8
Interest level
LG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
980
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 2
Reading level
5.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Conkling, Winifred
  • Freeman, Laura
  • Shetterly, Margot Lee
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
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  • Vaughan, Dorothy
  • Jackson, Mary
  • Johnson, Katherine G.
  • Darden, Christine M.
  • Johnson, Katherine G.
  • Darden, Christine M.
  • Vaughan, Dorothy
  • Jackson, Mary
  • Darden, Christine M.
  • Johnson, Katherine G.
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Biographies
  • African Americans
  • African American mathematicians
  • Women mathematicians
  • Women
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American mathematicians
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • African American mathematicians
  • African American women
  • Space race
  • Space race
Target audience
preschool
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the true story of four black women and the space race
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
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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
000062178509
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780062742469
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
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
000062178509
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780062742469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)985072992

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