The Resource Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race, by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman

Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race, by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman

Label
Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race
Title
Hidden figures
Title remainder
the true story of four black women and the space race
Statement of responsibility
by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
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 despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918-), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942-)
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shetterly, Margot Lee
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 4-8
LC call number
QA27.5
LC item number
.L44 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Conkling, Winifred
  • Freeman, Laura
  • Shetterly, Margot Lee
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vaughan, Dorothy
  • Jackson, Mary
  • Johnson, Katherine G.
  • Darden, Christine M.
  • United States
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American women
  • African American mathematicians
  • Space race
Target audience
preschool
Label
Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race, by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780062742469
Lccn
2017942901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)985072992
Label
Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race, by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780062742469
Lccn
2017942901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)985072992

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