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Counting on Katherine / Helaine Becker ; illustrated by Dow Phumiruk.

Becker, Helaine (author). Phumiruk, Dow, (illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 47 of 63 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

3 current holds with 63 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch E 921 JOHNSON (Text) 34207002294503 Juv Non-Fiction Easy Available -
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron j510.92 BEL (Text) 75253000061384 Juvenile Non-fiction Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville YF BEC (Text) 34706001912445 Young Hoosiers Checked out 08/19/2020
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville YF BECKER (Text) 34706001900879 Childrens In transit -
Benton Co PL - Fowler E BEC (Text) 34044000950327 Easy Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main JUV 92 JOH (Text) 36803001114326 BIOGRAPHY-J Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Eastern Branch JUV 92 JOH (Text) 36804000283682 BIOGRAPHY-J Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown J 92 JOHNSON (Text) 79361000115835 Juvenile Nonfiction In transit -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola JB JOHNSON (Text) 33118000186064 Children: Biography Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville J 510.92 BEC (Text) 76895000308009 2nd Floor Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250137524
  • ISBN: 1250137527
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"You've likely heard of the historic Apollo 13 moon landing. But do you know about the mathematical genius who made sure that Apollo 13 returned safely home? As a child, Katherine Johnson loved to count. She counted the steps on the road, the number of dishes and spoons she washed in the kitchen sink, everything! Boundless, curious, and excited by calculations, young Katherine longed to know as much as she could about math, about the universe. From Katherine's early beginnings as a gifted student to her heroic accomplishments as a prominent mathematician at NASA, this is the story of a groundbreaking American woman who not only calculated the course of moon landings but, in turn, saved lives and made enormous contributions to history"--From cover flap.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 5-9.
710L Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.2 0.5 196205.
Awards Note:
Nominee: Young Hoosier Book Award, 2020-2021.
Subject: Johnson, Katherine G. > Juvenile literature.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Officials and employees > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Johnson, Katherine G.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Officials and employees > Biography.
Sutton, Dr. John S. > Memorial.
Mathematicians > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American women mathematicians > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women mathematicians > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
MATHEMATICS / General.
Mathematicians > United States > Biography.
African American women mathematicians > Biography.
Women mathematicians > United States > Biography.

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