The Resource Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space, Margot Lee Shetterly, (ebook)

Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space, Margot Lee Shetterly, (ebook)

Label
Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space
Title
Hidden figures
Title remainder
the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space
Statement of responsibility
Margot Lee Shetterly
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
New York Times bestselling author Margot Lee Shetterly's book is now available in a new edition perfect for young readers. This is the amazing true story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who helped achieve some of the greatest moments in our space program. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten Dunst, and Kevin Costner. Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. This book brings to life the stories of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, four African-American women who lived through the civil rights era, the Space Race, the Cold War, and the movement for gender equality, and whose work forever changed the face of NASA and the country
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shetterly, Margot Lee
Dewey number
510.92/520973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA27.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lee Shetterly, Margot
  • OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American women
  • African American mathematicians
  • United States
  • Space race
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space, Margot Lee Shetterly, (ebook)
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Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Young readers' edition, First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062662392
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
46A27F37-AC51-4C62-ACDC-87F952367910
System control number
  • ocn964660697
  • (OCoLC)964660697
Label
Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space, Margot Lee Shetterly, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Young readers' edition, First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062662392
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
46A27F37-AC51-4C62-ACDC-87F952367910
System control number
  • ocn964660697
  • (OCoLC)964660697

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