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Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition
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HarperCollins 2016
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IL: MG - BL: 8.2 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
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Description

The uplifting, amazing true story—a New York Times bestseller!

This edition of Margot Lee Shetterly's acclaimed book is perfect for young readers. It's the powerful story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who helped achieve some of the greatest moments in our space program.

Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space.

This book brings to life the stories of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, who lived through the Civil Rights era, the Space Race, the Cold War, and the movement for gender equality, and whose work forever changed the face of NASA and the country.

This middle grade nonfiction book is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 4 to 6, in the classroom or for homeschooling.

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Street Date:
11/29/2016
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062662392
ASIN:
B01HM2A472
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 8.2, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
1120
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APA Citation (style guide)

Margot Lee Shetterly. (2016). Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition. HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Margot Lee Shetterly. 2016. Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition. HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Margot Lee Shetterly, Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition. HarperCollins, 2016.

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Margot Lee Shetterly. Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition. HarperCollins, 2016. Web.

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Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space.

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Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space.

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