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

By: Shetterly, Margot Lee [author.].
Contributor(s): Conkling, Winifred [author.] | Shetterly, Margot Lee. Hidden figures.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]Edition: First edition.Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1725422425; 9781725422421.Related works: Freeman, Laura (Illustrator), Adaptation of (expression) [illustrator.].Subject(s): United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Officials and employees -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women mathematicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African American mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Space race -- Juvenile literature | United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Biography | Women mathematicians | African American women | African American mathematicians | Space race | African Americans -- Biography | Women -- BiographyDDC classification: 510.92/520973 | B 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.
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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.

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