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Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians who Helped Win the Space Race



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Author
Lee Shetterly, Margot
Descriptors
African-Americans
NASA
Nonfiction
Physics
Race Relations
Science
Scientists
Space
Location/Setting:
Virginia
Time Period:
20th Century
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Summary
This is the little-known story of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden. These African-American mathematicians (along with many others) contributed to NASA and America’s space program.
Critique
A well-researched story hidden no more with over 250 footnotes.
ISBN
9780062363596
  iBistro
# of Pages
346
Published
2016
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Reviewer's Initials: ED BRM MLM


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