Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition

Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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Now in a special new edition perfect for young listeners, this is the amazing true story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who helped achieve some of the greatest moments in our space program. Soon to be a major motion picture. Before John Glenn orbited the earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. This audiobook brings to life the stories of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, four African-American women who lived through the Civil Rights era, the Space Race, the Cold War, and the movement for gender equality, and whose work forever changed the face of NASA and the country.
Publisher: New York : Harper Audio, [2016]
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780062668585
0062668587
Branch Call Number: 5.1092 Le
Characteristics: audio file
digital
1 online resource (4 hr., 11 min.) : digital

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