Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space / Margot Lee Shetterly.
Young readers' edition, First edition.
231 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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.
- 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.
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-216) and index.
- Bklst 09/01/2016
- LJ 09/01/2016
- Kirkus 08/01/2016
J 510.92 LEE SHETTERLY, MARGOT