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The girl with a mind for math : the story of Raye Montague

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

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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: 1943147302
  • ISBN: 9781943147304
  • ISBN: 1943147426
  • ISBN: 9781943147427
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 26 cm.
    print
  • 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: Shipbuilding
Marine engineering
African American women Biography
Engineers Biography
Women marine engineers Biography
Montague, Raye 1935-

  • Baker & Taylor
    Shares the story of Raye Montague, who overcame racism and sexism to achieve her dream of being an engineer, becoming the first woman to lead ship design for the United States Navy.
  • Baker & Taylor
    Recounts to true story of Raye Montague, a gifted female African American mathematician and engineer whose perseverance in the face of sexism and racism during the 1940s-‘70s earned her well-deserved praise as a pioneer who changed the course of ship design forever.
  • Bookmasters

    NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book 2019 Selection
    NSTA Best STEM Trade Books for Students K-12 2019 Selection
    2019 Amelia Bloomer List Selection
    2019 Mathical Honor Book

    Meet Raye Montague—the hidden mastermind who made waves in the U.S. Navy!

    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.

    The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague is the third book in a riveting educational series about the inspiring lives of amazing scientists. In addition to the illustrated rhyming tale, you'll find a complete biography, fun facts, a colorful timeline of events, and even a note from Montague herself!

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