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The Resource Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space, Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space, Margot Lee Shetterly

Label
Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space
Title
Hidden figures
Title remainder
the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space
Statement of responsibility
Margot Lee Shetterly
Title variation
Hidden figures
Title variation remainder
young readers edition
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Now in a special new edition perfect for young readers, this is the amazing true story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who helped achieve some of the greatest moments in our space program
Tone
Writing style
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2018.
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10540438
Cataloging source
MZC
Dewey number
305
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
young readers' edition
Label
Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space, Margot Lee Shetterly
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-216) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Setting the Scene -- A Door Opens -- Mobilization -- A New Beginning -- The Double V -- The "Colored" Computers -- War Birds -- The Duration -- Breaking Barriers -- No Limits -- The Area Rule -- An Exceptional Mind -- Turbulence -- Progress -- Young, Gifted, and Black -- What a Difference a Day Makes -- Writing the Textbook on Space -- With All Deliberate Speed -- Model Behavior -- Degrees of Freedom -- Out of the Past, the Future -- America Is for Everybody -- One Small Step
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
  • Young readers' edition.
  • First edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780062662385
Lccn
2016952958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)964450826
Label
Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space, Margot Lee Shetterly
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-216) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
Setting the Scene -- A Door Opens -- Mobilization -- A New Beginning -- The Double V -- The "Colored" Computers -- War Birds -- The Duration -- Breaking Barriers -- No Limits -- The Area Rule -- An Exceptional Mind -- Turbulence -- Progress -- Young, Gifted, and Black -- What a Difference a Day Makes -- Writing the Textbook on Space -- With All Deliberate Speed -- Model Behavior -- Degrees of Freedom -- Out of the Past, the Future -- America Is for Everybody -- One Small Step
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
  • Young readers' edition.
  • First edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780062662385
Lccn
2016952958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)964450826

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