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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
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
Related
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Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
MZC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA27.5
LC item number
.L44 2016d
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 (pages 207-216) 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
Control code
964450826
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
  • Young readers' edition.
  • First edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780062662378
Lccn
bl2016052306
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
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 (pages 207-216) 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
Control code
964450826
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
  • Young readers' edition.
  • First edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780062662378
Lccn
bl2016052306
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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