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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

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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
Title variation
  • Untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space
  • Untold true story of 4 African-American women who helped launch our nation into space
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Contributor
Author
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 from their white counterparts despite their groundbreaking successes
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
IUO
Dewey number
305
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
008-012
LC call number
CT
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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 and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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
sky284015809
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Young readers' edition, First edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780062662385
Lccn
bl2016052306
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
jtv 12/16; mv 01/17; jtv 03/17
Other physical details
illustrations
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 and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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
sky284015809
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Young readers' edition, First edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780062662385
Lccn
bl2016052306
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
jtv 12/16; mv 01/17; jtv 03/17
Other physical details
illustrations

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