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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

Label
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
Creator
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Contributor
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Author
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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
MZC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee Shetterly, Margot
Dewey number
  • 510.92/520973
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
008-012
LC call number
QA27.5
LC item number
.L44 2016e
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lee Shetterly, Margot
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American women
  • African American mathematicians
  • United States
  • Space race
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American women
  • African American mathematicians
  • United States
  • Space race
  • African Americans
  • Women
Target audience
pre adolescent
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 (pages 217-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
ocn964450826
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
  • Young readers' edition.
  • First edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780062662385
Lccn
2016952958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)964450826
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 (pages 217-218) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
ocn964450826
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
  • Young readers' edition.
  • First edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780062662385
Lccn
2016952958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)964450826

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