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Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race
Book Book | HarperCollins, New York : c2018.

  • 2 of 3 Copies Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative (Show)
  • 0 of 1 Copy Available at Port Colborne Library
  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Port Colborne J920 LEE Juvenile Non-fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out
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Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden were good at math, really good. They participated in some of NASA's greatest successes, like providing the calculations for America's first journeys into space. And they did so during a time when being black and a woman limited what they could do. But they worked hard. They persisted. And they used their genius minds to change the world. In this beautifully illustrated picture book edition, we explore the story of four female African American mathematicians at NASA, known as "colored computers," and how they overcame gender and racial barriers to succeed in a highly challenging STEM-based career.
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  • ISBN: 9780062742469 (h.c.)
  • Physical Description: 40 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2018.

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