The Resource KDL Book Club In a Bag : Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly

KDL Book Club In a Bag : Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly

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KDL Book Club In a Bag : Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
Title
KDL Book Club In a Bag : Hidden figures
Title remainder
the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
Statement of responsibility
Margot Lee Shetterly
Title variation
  • Hidden figures
  • American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
  • Book Club In a Bag : Hidden figures
  • KDL Bookclub In a Bag : Hidden figures
Title variation remainder
  • the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
  • the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
  • the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An account of the previously unheralded but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program; describes how they were segregated from their white counterparts by Jim Crow laws in spite of their groundbreaking successes
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shetterly, Margot Lee
Dewey number
510.92/520973
Index
index present
LC call number
QA27.5
LC item number
.L44 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American women
  • African American mathematicians
  • Space race
Label
KDL Book Club In a Bag : Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly
Link
http://www.kitkeeper.com/show_kit_list.cfm?curOrg=kdl&curKID=28186
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes book group discussion questions, author biography, and author interview
Accompanying material
2 large print books + book group discussion materials + 1 green tote bag.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Door Opens -- Mobilization -- Past Is Prologue -- The Double V -- Manifest Destiny -- War Birds -- The Duration -- Those Who Moved Forward -- Breaking the Barriers -- Home by the Sea -- The Area Rule -- Serendipity -- Turbulence -- Angle of Attack -- Young, Gifted, and Black -- What a Difference a Day Makes -- Outer Space -- With All Deliberate Speed -- Model Behavior -- Degrees of Freedom -- Out of the Past, the Future -- America Is for Everybody -- To Boldly Go
Control code
sky281176024
Extent
12 books (xviii, 346 pages ; 24 cm.) +
Isbn
9780062363602
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2016021050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
yr 03/17
Label
KDL Book Club In a Bag : Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly
Link
http://www.kitkeeper.com/show_kit_list.cfm?curOrg=kdl&curKID=28186
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes book group discussion questions, author biography, and author interview
Accompanying material
2 large print books + book group discussion materials + 1 green tote bag.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Door Opens -- Mobilization -- Past Is Prologue -- The Double V -- Manifest Destiny -- War Birds -- The Duration -- Those Who Moved Forward -- Breaking the Barriers -- Home by the Sea -- The Area Rule -- Serendipity -- Turbulence -- Angle of Attack -- Young, Gifted, and Black -- What a Difference a Day Makes -- Outer Space -- With All Deliberate Speed -- Model Behavior -- Degrees of Freedom -- Out of the Past, the Future -- America Is for Everybody -- To Boldly Go
Control code
sky281176024
Extent
12 books (xviii, 346 pages ; 24 cm.) +
Isbn
9780062363602
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2016021050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
yr 03/17

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