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Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race / by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman.

Shetterly, Margot Lee, (author.). Conkling, Winifred, (author.). Freeman, Laura (Illustrator), (illustrator.). Shetterly, Margot Lee. Adaptation of (expression): Hidden figures (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Essex County Public Library.

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Essex Public Library J 510.92 SHE (Text) 312060 J Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780062742469
  • ISBN: 0062742469
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

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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 despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918-), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942-).
Subject: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Officials and employees > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American mathematicians > Biography > Juvenile literature.

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