2 edition of Hidden figures found in the catalog.
Margot Lee Shetterly
Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA"s African American women mathematicians to America"s space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes. Includes biographies on Dorothy Jackson Vaughan (1910-2008), Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), Katherine Colman Goble Johnson (1918- ), Dr. Christine Mann Darden (1942- ).
|Statement||by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman|
|Contributions||Conkling, Winifred, author, Freeman, Laura (Illustrator), illustrator, Shetterly, Margot Lee|
|LC Classifications||QA27.5 .L44 2018, QA28 .S538 2018|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 volume (unpaged)|
|LC Control Number||2017942901|
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly is a book not only about strong women but more. It is a book about society, struggles, overcoming prejudices, spirit, strong will, and brains. CLEVELAND (AP) — An author whose book was the basis for the Oscar-nominated movie “Hidden Figures” has won an award for writing literature that promotes diversity and confronts racism. Margot Lee Shetterly’s book and the namesake movie are about the contributions of a team of black women mathematicians to the NASA space program.
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An awesome book. I would recommend this for readers of all ages. While the original Hidden Figures is an amazing book, it is almost more a reference Hidden figures book a story. The amount of detail is a bit overwhelming, even for the avid readers in my book club/5().
The True Story of “Hidden Figures,” the Forgotten Women Who Helped Win the Space Race A new book and movie document the accomplishments of.
Hidden Figures is clearly fueled by pride and admiration, a tender account of genuine transcendence and camaraderie. The story warmly conveys the dignity and refinements of these women.
They defied barriers for the privilege of offering their desperately needed technical abilities. The New York Times Book Review - Janna LevinBrand: HarperCollins Publishers.
Hidden Figures - Kindle edition by Shetterly, Margot Lee, Freeman, Laura. Download Hidden figures book once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Hidden Figures/5(). Hidden Figures Illustrated Edition: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly |.
Dorothy Vaughn disembarks from her bus in Newport News, a booming hub of military manufacturing activity. She sees boats on the James River carting rations and ammunition, K9 dogs and mules, and allied troops departing from the pier.
She hears the port band play “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “Carolina in My Mind,” La Marseillaise”—a mix of sounds from the soldiers’ various hometowns. Hidden Figures will be published on September 6, but you can pre-order a copy today.
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Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly book review. Click to read the full review of Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race in New York Journal of Books.
Review written by Susan Middleton Elya. A picture book, children's version of Hidden Figures, of an adult non-fiction book of the same name. There is also a hit film also called Hidden Figures. This is a touching story of four African-American women who worked between as computers for NASA to help the war effort in making jet planes fly faster and safer and later, rockets /5.
The book Hidden Figures is a great book. It is based on a true story that no one really knows about. The book show the trouble that colored people have to go throw by white people and this book goes a little deeper this book show what four black women go through and how those four women help us in one of the biggest things that has happened in /5.
In the end, Hidden Figures is an often uplifting film with problematic elements and myopic framing. None of those problems are present in Shetterly’s book, which deftly moves between talking. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.
Free shipping for many products!/5(14). HIDDEN FIGURES THE AMERICAN DREAM AND THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE BLACK WOMEN MATHEMATICIANS WHO HELPED WIN THE SPACE RACE by Margot Lee Shetterly ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept.
6, An inside look at the World War II–era black female mathematicians who assisted greatly in the United States’ aeronautics industry. BOOK REVIEW. HIDDEN FIGURES. Hidden Figures Quotes. 25 of the best book quotes from Hidden Figures #1 “It wasn’t northern agitators who pushed Negroes to question their country, as so many southern whites wanted to believe.
It was their own pride, their patriotism, their deep and abiding belief in the possibility of democracy that inspired the Negro people. And why not. Katherine starts work at Langley inafter learning about the job from a relative at a wedding. She joins the Flight Research Division, where she impresses the engineers in the group with her expertise in analytical geometry.
Once again, the NACA proves to be a place where prejudice continues to exist, and yet also a place where it. The Hidden Figures quotes below are all either spoken by Dorothy Vaughan or refer to Dorothy Vaughan. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:).
The book mainly covers the period from to There is background on the early lives of the people in the book plus additional info of the period after the Mercury Program.
The movie is set from to with a small part showing Katherine Johnson's early life.Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation styles.
Now supports 7th edition of MLA. Directed by Theodore Melfi. With Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner. The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S.