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The Resource Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race, by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman

Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race, by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman

Label
Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race
Title
Hidden figures
Title remainder
the true story of four black women and the space race
Statement of responsibility
by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918-), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942-)
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
PABRO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shetterly, Margot Lee
Dewey number
  • 510.92/520973
  • B
  • 925/.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 4-8
  • 3-8
  • P-3
Intended audience source
  • Brodart
  • Brodart
LC call number
QA27.5
LC item number
.L44 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Freeman, Laura
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Women mathematicians
  • Space race
  • African American women mathematicians
  • African American women mathematicians
Target audience
primary
Label
Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race, by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRD2017942901
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780062742469
Lccn
2017942901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062742469
  • (OCoLC)985072992
Label
Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race, by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRD2017942901
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780062742469
Lccn
2017942901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062742469
  • (OCoLC)985072992

Library Locations

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      1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX, 75067, US
      33.0422012 -97.02392920000001
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