Format

Book

Author

Lee Shetterly, Margot, author.

Title

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

Edition

Young readers' edition, First edition.

Description

231 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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.

Subjects
  • United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Biography.
  • Women mathematicians -- United States -- Biography.
  • African American women -- Biography.
  • African American mathematicians -- Biography.
  • African Americans -- Biography.
  • Women -- Biography.
Other Author

Adaptation of (expression): Lee Shetterly, Margot. Hidden figures

Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-216) and index.
  • Bklst 09/01/2016
  • LJ 09/01/2016
  • Kirkus 08/01/2016
ISBN
  • 9780062662385
  • 0062662384
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Current Holds

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Call Number

J 510.92 LEE SHETTERLY, MARGOT

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