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The Resource Hidden women : the African-American mathematicians of NASA who helped America win the space race, by Rebecca Rissman ; consultants Elizabeth S.S. Smith, Sarah Shull, Danielle DeVoy

Hidden women : the African-American mathematicians of NASA who helped America win the space race, by Rebecca Rissman ; consultants Elizabeth S.S. Smith, Sarah Shull, Danielle DeVoy

Label
Hidden women : the African-American mathematicians of NASA who helped America win the space race
Title
Hidden women
Title remainder
the African-American mathematicians of NASA who helped America win the space race
Statement of responsibility
by Rebecca Rissman ; consultants Elizabeth S.S. Smith, Sarah Shull, Danielle DeVoy
Title variation
African-American mathematicians of NASA who helped America win the space race
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Four female African-American mathematicians literally made it possible to launch US rockets and astronauts into space. Hidden Women tells the thrilling tale of how women contributed, the struggles and resistance each experienced, and the amazing result
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rissman, Rebecca
Dewey number
510.92/520973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Age 8-12
LC call number
QA27.5
LC item number
.R57 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Encounter
  • Encounter. Narrative nonfiction stories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American mathematicians
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • Space race
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American mathematicians
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • Space race
  • African Americans
  • African American mathematicians
  • African American women
  • Employees
  • Space race
  • Women mathematicians
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Hidden women : the African-American mathematicians of NASA who helped America win the space race, by Rebecca Rissman ; consultants Elizabeth S.S. Smith, Sarah Shull, Danielle DeVoy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes stories about Katherine Johnson, Miriam Mann, Mary Jackson, Dorothy Vaughn, Annie Easley, and Christine Darden
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-111) 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
Get the girl -- The space race -- Running numbers -- A woman in the wind tunnel -- Testing rockets -- Annie Easley and the centaur -- A year of tragedy and new hope -- The moon landing, a dream come true -- "Houston, we've had a problem" -- After the race -- Epilogue -- Timeline
Control code
ocn995330966
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9781515799634
Lccn
2017038592
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a963371
  • (OCoLC)995330966
Label
Hidden women : the African-American mathematicians of NASA who helped America win the space race, by Rebecca Rissman ; consultants Elizabeth S.S. Smith, Sarah Shull, Danielle DeVoy
Publication
Note
Includes stories about Katherine Johnson, Miriam Mann, Mary Jackson, Dorothy Vaughn, Annie Easley, and Christine Darden
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-111) 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
Get the girl -- The space race -- Running numbers -- A woman in the wind tunnel -- Testing rockets -- Annie Easley and the centaur -- A year of tragedy and new hope -- The moon landing, a dream come true -- "Houston, we've had a problem" -- After the race -- Epilogue -- Timeline
Control code
ocn995330966
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9781515799634
Lccn
2017038592
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a963371
  • (OCoLC)995330966

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