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Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race  Cover Image Book Book

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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  • 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.
Women mathematicians > United States > Juvenile literature. > Juvenile literature.
African American women > Juvenile literature > Juvenile literature.
African American mathematicians > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Space race > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Juvenile literature. > Juvenile literature.
Women > Juvenile literature. > Juvenile literature.

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


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