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A computer called Katherine : how Katherine Johnson helped put America on the moon

Slade, Suzanne. (Author). Miller Jamison, Veronica, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Kenton County. (Show)
  • 1 of 3 copies available at Kenton County Public Library.

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Covington Branch J B J67272sL (Text) 33126024216016 J New Biography Available -
Erlanger Branch J B J67272sL (Text) 33126024215810 JBiography Checked out 07/31/2019
Wm. E. Durr Branch J B J67272sL (Text) 33126022604932 JBiography Checked out 08/11/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 0316435171 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780316435178 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
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  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Shares the story of the pioneering African American mathematician, Katherine Johnson, who helped calculate America's first manned flight into space, its first manned orbit of Earth, and the world's first trip to the moon.
Target Audience Note:
Age 4-8.
Subject: Mathematicians United States Biography
Women mathematicians United States Biography
African American women mathematicians Biography
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Officials and employees Biography
Johnson, Katherine G

Suzanne Slade holds a mechanical engineering degree and worked on NASA's Delta IV rockets. Her recent titles include The Inventor's Secret, Friends for Freedom, With Books and Bricks, and Climbing Lincoln's Steps. She lives in Illinois, and she invites you to visit her online at suzanneslade.com.


Veronica Miller Jamison is an illustrator whose clients include Essence Magazine, Bloomingdales, and Hallmark. A Computer Called Katherine is her debut picture book. She is an alumna of Howard University and Drexel University, and she lives outside Philadelphia. She invites you to visit her online at veronicamarche.com.


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