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Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition
(OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen)

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Published:
HarperCollins 2016
Format:
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen
Edition:
Unabridged
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 8.2 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
1120L
Status:
Available from OverDrive
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.


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Street Date:
11/29/2016
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062668585
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 8.2, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
1120
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

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

MLA Citation (style guide)

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

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Date Added:
Feb 06, 2018 15:18:58
Date Updated:
Sep 21, 2020 16:55:55
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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.

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.


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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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