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

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The Innovation Press,
Pub. Date:
[2018]
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
GN: Graphic Novel 460L
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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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ISBN:
9781943147427
Lexile measure:
GN: Graphic Novel 460L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-12-13 04:47:11AM
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