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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
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
FLWMD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shetterly, Margot Lee
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
"Recommended for middle readers"--Title page verso
LC call number
QA27.5
LC item number
.L44 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American mathematicians
  • Space race
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • Women
Target audience
juvenile
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 (235-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
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 -- Timeline -- Glossary
Control code
on1029074354
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Large print edition. Young readers' edition.
Extent
279 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432850258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1029074354
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 (235-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
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 -- Timeline -- Glossary
Control code
on1029074354
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Large print edition. Young readers' edition.
Extent
279 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432850258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1029074354

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