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Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space / Margot Lee Shetterly.

By: Shetterly, Margot Lee [author.].
Contributor(s): Turpin, Bahni [narrator.].
Material type: SoundSoundPublisher: New York, NY : Harper Audio, [2016]Edition: Young reader's edition unabridged; Retail edition.Description: 4 audio discs (4 1/4 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: spoken word Media type: audio Carrier type: audio discISBN: 9780062668615.Other title: Hidden figures young reader's edition | 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.Subject(s): United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Officials and employees -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Officials and employees -- Biography | United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration | Women mathematicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African American mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Space race -- Juvenile literature | Women mathematicians -- United States -- Biography | African American women -- Biography | African American mathematicians -- Biography | Space race | African American mathematicians | African American women | Employees | Space race | Women mathematicians | United StatesGenre/Form: Biographies. | Biography. | Children's audiobooks. | Juvenile works. | Biographies. | Children's audiobooks.DDC classification: 510.92/520973 Online resources: Instantly available on hoopla. | View cover art
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.
Read by Bahni Turpin.Summary: The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA, whose calculations helped fuel some of the United States' greatest achievements in space.
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Read by Bahni Turpin.

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The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA, whose calculations helped fuel some of the United States' greatest achievements in space.

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.

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