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Katherine Johnson - (Ready-To-Read) by Thea Feldman (School And Library)

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Get to know the woman who made many of NASA’s early missions possible in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series of biographies about people “you should meet!”

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.

A special section at the back of the book includes extras on subjects like history and math, plus inspiring careers for math lovers. With the You Should Meet series, learning about historical figures has never been so much fun!
Number of Pages: 47
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: Ready-To-Read
Format: Library
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Thea Feldman
Language: English
Street Date: July 18, 2017
TCIN: 52740245
UPC: 9781534403413
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-3389
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