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

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  • 19 of 25 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria j510.925 SHE (Text) 37521530834359 AMPL Juvenile New Nonfiction Shelf Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780062662385
  • ISBN: 0062662384
  • ISBN: 9780062662378
  • ISBN: 0062662376
  • ISBN: 9781518244155
  • Physical Description: 231 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Young readers' edition.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Harper an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-218) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: This young reader's edition 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.
Subject: Women mathematicians > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American women > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American mathematicians > Biography > Juvenile literature.
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