A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon Suzanne Slade

A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon

Author: Suzanne Slade
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Book Title
A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon
Author
Suzanne Slade
ISBN
9780316435178
The inspiring true story of mathematician Katherine Johnson--made famous by the award-winning film Hidden Figures--who counted and computed her way to NASA and helped put a man on the moon Katherine knew it was wrong that African Americans didn't have the same rights as others--as wrong as 5+5=12. She knew it was wrong that people thought women could only be teachers or nurses--as wrong as 10-5=3. And she proved everyone wrong by zooming ahead of her classmates, starting college at fifteen, and eventually joining NASA, where her calculations helped pioneer America's first manned flight into space, its first manned orbit of Earth, and the world's first trip to the moon Award-winning author Suzanne Slade and debut artist Veronica Miller Jamison tell the story of a NASA "computer" in this smartly written, charmingly illustrated biography.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Suzanne SladePublisher: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPublished: 03/12/2019ISBN: 9780316435178Pages: 40Weight: 1.00lbsSize: 10.10h x 10.20w x 0.50dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 12/01/2018 pg. 163School Library Journal 12/21/2018 pg. 73Publishers Weekly 01/07/2019Booklist 02/01/2019 pg. 69Horn Book Magazine 07/01/2019 pg. 149Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above AverageAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 504022 / Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the MoonReading Level: 4.3 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
The inspiring true story of mathematician Katherine Johnson--made famous by the award-winning film Hidden Figures--who counted and computed her way to NASA and helped put a man on the moon
Katherine knew it was wrong that African Americans didn't have the same rights as others--as wrong as 5+5=12. She knew it was wrong that people thought women could only be teachers or nurses--as wrong as 10-5=3. And she proved everyone wrong by zooming ahead of her classmates, starting college at fifteen, and eventually joining NASA, where her calculations helped pioneer America's first manned flight into space, its first manned orbit of Earth, and the world's first trip to the moon
Award-winning author Suzanne Slade and debut artist Veronica Miller Jamison tell the story of a NASA "computer" in this smartly written, charmingly illustrated biography.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Suzanne Slade
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published: 03/12/2019
ISBN: 9780316435178
Pages: 40
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 10.10h x 10.20w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 12/01/2018 pg. 163
School Library Journal 12/21/2018 pg. 73
Publishers Weekly 01/07/2019
Booklist 02/01/2019 pg. 69
Horn Book Magazine 07/01/2019 pg. 149
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 504022 / Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon
Reading Level: 4.3 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
The inspiring true story of mathematician Katherine Johnson--made famous by the award-winning film Hidden Figures--who counted and computed her way to NASA and helped put a man on the moon
Katherine knew it was wrong that African Americans didn't have the same rights as others--as wrong as 5+5=12. She knew it was wrong that people thought women could only be teachers or nurses--as wrong as 10-5=3. And she proved everyone wrong by zooming ahead of her classmates, starting college at fifteen, and eventually joining NASA, where her calculations helped pioneer America's first manned flight into space, its first manned orbit of Earth, and the world's first trip to the moon
Award-winning author Suzanne Slade and debut artist Veronica Miller Jamison tell the story of a NASA "computer" in this smartly written, charmingly illustrated biography.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Suzanne Slade
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published: 03/12/2019
ISBN: 9780316435178
Pages: 40
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 10.10h x 10.20w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 12/01/2018 pg. 163
School Library Journal 12/21/2018 pg. 73
Publishers Weekly 01/07/2019
Booklist 02/01/2019 pg. 69
Horn Book Magazine 07/01/2019 pg. 149
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 504022 / Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon
Reading Level: 4.3 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5