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Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race

Shetterly, Margot Lee (author.). Conkling, Winifred, (author.). Freeman, Laura (Illustrator), (illustrator.). Shetterly, Margot Lee Adaptation of (expression): Hidden figures. (Added Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch J 510.922 Shet (Text) 33126023095114 JNonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch J 510.922 Shet (Text) 33126023095163 JNonfiction Checked out 11/05/2019
Wm. E. Durr Branch J 510.922 Shet (Text) 33126024214888 JNonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0062742469
  • ISBN: 9780062742469
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

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General Note: Coretta Scott King illustrator honor award, 2019
Summary, etc.: 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 illustrator honor award, 2019
Subject: Space race
African American mathematicians Biography
African American women Biography
Women mathematicians United States Biography
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Officials and employees Biography
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