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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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Published:
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
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Broadneck Library - Children's Nonfiction
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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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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.
Citations
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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