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Hidden figures: the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space
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New York, NY : Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016].
Format:
Book
Edition:
Young readers' edition., First edition.
Physical Desc:
231 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 8.2 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
1120L
Status:
Broadneck Library - Children's Nonfiction
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Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them from their white counterparts despite their groundbreaking successes.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780062662385, 0062662384, 9780062662378, 0062662376
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 8.2, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
1120

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-216) and index.
Description
Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them from their white counterparts despite their groundbreaking successes.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Shetterly, M. L., & Shetterly, M. L. (2016). Hidden figures: the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space. Young readers' edition. New York, NY: Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Shetterly, Margot Lee and Margot Lee Shetterly. 2016. Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation Into Space. New York, NY: Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Shetterly, Margot Lee and Margot Lee Shetterly, Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation Into Space. New York, NY: Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Shetterly, Margot Lee,, and Margot Lee Shetterly. Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation Into Space. Young readers' edition. New York, NY: Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2016. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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