The Resource Hidden figures, Margot Lee Shetterly, (ebook.)

Hidden figures, Margot Lee Shetterly, (ebook.)

Label
Hidden figures
Title
Hidden figures
Statement of responsibility
Margot Lee Shetterly
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award–nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and illustrator Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers!Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden were good at math...really good. They participated in some of NASA's greatest successes, like providing the calculations for America's first journeys into space. And they did so during a time when being black and a woman limited what they could do. But they worked hard. They persisted. And they used their genius minds to change the world. In this beautifully illustrated picture book edition, we explore the story of four female African American mathematicians at NASA, known as "colored computers," and how they overcame gender and racial barriers to succeed in a highly challenging STEM-based career."Finally, the extraordinary lives of four African American women who helped NASA put the first men in space is available for picture book readers," proclaims Brightly in their article "18 Must-Read Picture Books of 2018." "Will inspire girls and boys alike to love math, believe in themselves, and reach for the stars."
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TEFOD
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Shetterly, Margot Lee
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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NC Kids
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  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Science
  • Sociology
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Hidden figures, Margot Lee Shetterly, (ebook.)
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Publication
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
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780062881885
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C50D62D2-A51C-4A2E-BB87-916E62E6176F
System control number
ODN0003962861
Label
Hidden figures, Margot Lee Shetterly, (ebook.)
Link
Publication
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
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780062881885
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C50D62D2-A51C-4A2E-BB87-916E62E6176F
System control number
ODN0003962861

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