0241358582
Katherine Johnson / by Ebony Joy Wilkins ; illustrated by Charlotte Ager.
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Author: Wilkins, Ebony Joy,
Author: Ager, Charlotte,
Publication year: 2019
Format: Book
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2019.
ISBN: 9780241358580 (hbk.) :
Description:
Includes index.
In this biography, discover the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, famed NASA mathematician and one of the subjects of the award-winning 2016 film 'Hidden Figures.' It was an incredible accomplishment when the United States first put a person on the Moon - but without the incredible behind-the-scenes work of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, such a feat could not have been possible. Follow her remarkable journey from growing up in West Virginia, to becoming a teacher, to breaking barriers at NASA and receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015.
Juvenile.
Series: DK life stories
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Physical Description:
128 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour) ; 20 cm.

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