Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race

Book - 2018
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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.
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062742469
Branch Call Number: E SHETTERLY
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm


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A powerful story for all ages about four black women whose mathematical ability advanced our space program.

Nonfiction. Four Black women used their powerful math knowledge to break into space and bust the glass ceiling.

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ArapahoeMollie Feb 22, 2018

Without the work and brains of these four women, space flight may not have happened.

The extraordinary story of four brilliant mathematicians who overcame racial and gender barriers to help get Americans to the moon. This picture book follows four African-American women who were some of the "colored computers" on NASA's team. (picture book nonfiction)

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May 08, 2018

Four black women working hard to be what they want to be and achieve their goals. the Author did really a great job to simplify the history for the little kids.


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