Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the black women mathematicians who helped win the space race [kit] / Margot Lee Shetterly.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Mille Lacs Lake Community Library||BCK 510.92 L||32050008188051||Book Club Kit||Checked out||07/05/2019|
- ISBN: 0062363603 : PAP
- ISBN: 9780062363602 : PAP
- Physical Description: 12 books (xviii, 349 pages) in a tote box ; 11 x 15 x 7 + 1 folder.
- Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, 2016.
Twelve copies of this title are in a book club kit for checkout.
Includes reading group guide (pages 347-349).
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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A door opens -- Mobilization -- Past is prologue -- The double V -- Manifest destiny -- War birds -- The duration -- Those who moved forward -- Breaking the barriers -- Home by the sea -- The area rule -- Serendipity -- Turbulence -- Angle of attack -- Young, gifted, and black -- What a difference a day makes -- Outer space -- With all deliberate speed -- Model behavior -- Degrees of freedom -- Out of the past, the future -- America is for everybody -- To boldly go.
The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space.
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Summary: The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space.