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The girl with a mind for math : the story of Raye Montague / written by Julia Finley Mosca ; illustrated by Daniel Rieley.

Mosca, Julia Finley, (author.). Rieley, Daniel, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County Public Library.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch J B M759m (Text) 33126022549053 J New Biography Available -
Erlanger Branch J B M759m (Text) 33126022549046 JBiography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781943147427
  • ISBN: 1943147426
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Seattle, WA : The Innovation Press, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Invalid ISBN printed on page facing title page is for a different book in the series.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and filmography.
Summary, etc.:
This is a rhyming-text picture book about Raye Montague. After touring a German submarine in the early 1940s, young Raye set her sights on becoming an engineer. Little did she know sexism and racial inequality would challenge that dream every step of the way, even keeping her greatest career accomplishment a secret for decades. Through it all, the gifted mathematician persisted-- finally gaining her well-deserved title in history: a pioneer who changed the course of ship design forever.--Dust jacket.
Subject: Montague, Raye, 1935-
Women marine engineers > Biography.
Engineers > Biography.
African American women > Biography.
Marine engineering.
Shipbuilding.

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