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Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race / by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman.

Shetterly, Margot Lee, (author.). Conkling, Winifred, (author.). Freeman, Laura (Illustrator), (illustrator.). Shetterly, Margot Lee. Adaptation of (expression): Hidden figures. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 42 of 45 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 6 of 6 copies available at Beaufort County Library System.

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0 current holds with 45 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch J 973.04962 SHE (Text) 0530006260369 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch J 973.04962 SHE (Text) 0530006071420 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch J 973.04962 SHE (Text) 0530006226825 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - Bookmobile North J 973.04962 SHE (Text) 0530006071411 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - Lobeco Branch J 973.04962 SHE (Text) 0530006071439 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch J 973.04962 SHE (Text) 0530006189571 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062742469
  • ISBN: 0062742469
  • ISBN: 9781725422421
  • ISBN: 1725422425
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
980L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 5.8 0.5 0.5 193339
Awards Note:
Coretta Scott King Award Honor Book
2020-2021 South Carolina Picture Book Award Nominee
Subject: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Officials and employees > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women mathematicians > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American women > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American mathematicians > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Space race > Juvenile literature.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women mathematicians > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Biography.

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