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Author Feldman, Thea, author. 193888

Title Katherine Johnson / by Thea Feldman ; illustrated by Alyssa Petersen.

Publication Info. New York : Simon Spotlight, 2017.
2017

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Juvenile Biography  J B Johnson, K.    ---  Available
Edition Simon Spotlight edition.
Description 47 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series You should meet
Ready-to-read. Level three, Megastar reader!
You should meet. 235866
Ready-to-read. Level three, Megastar reader! 235867
Note At head of title: You should meet.
Contents A family to count on -- Math, Katherine's number one love -- A "computer" in a skirt -- Katherine takes off! -- An infinite contribution.
Summary Meet Katherine Johnson, a brilliant mathematician who worked at NASA in the early 1950s until retiring in 1986. Katherine's unparalleled calculations (done by hand) helped plan the trajectories for NASA's Mercury and Apollo missions (including the Apollo 11 moon landing). She is said to be one of the greatest American minds of all time.--
Audience Age 6-8.
Source PEN 05.2019 PARS
Subject Johnson, Katherine G. -- Juvenile literature. 206322
Johnson, Katherine, 1918- -- Juvenile literature. 235862
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Juvenile literature. 220264
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Juvenile literature. 220264
Physicists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. 78550
Women physicists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. 235863
Mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. 220270
Women mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. 235864
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. 16119
African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. 61639
Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. 92356
Physicists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. 78550
Women physicists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. 235863
Mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. 220270
Women mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. 235864
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. 16119
African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. 61639
Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. 92356
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Biography & Autobiography -- Women. 219087
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Reader -- Beginner. 199927
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Technology -- Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science. 193014
Genre/Form Biographies. 185268
Added Author Petersen, Alyssa, illustrator. 235865
Added Title You should meet Katherine Johnson
ISBN 9781534403413 (hardcover)
9781643108834
1534403418 (hardcover)
9781534403406 (paperback)
153440340X (paperback)
9781518252846 (FollettBound)
1518252842 (FollettBound)
9781534403420 (ebook)

 
    
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