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The perfect impetus for discussion on a host of important historical themes germane to the s, such as gender roles, racial prejudice and segregation, and scientific exploration Middle schoolers will find their story, here in a young readers edition of Shetterlysadult book, engaging and inspirational BooklistThe uplifting, amazing true storya New York Times bestsellerThis edition of Margot Lee Shetterlys acclaimed book is perfect for young readers It is the powerful story of four African American female mathematicians at NASA who helped achieve some of the greatest moments in our space program Now a major motion picture starring Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten Dunst, and Kevin CostnerBefore John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as human computers used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into spaceThis book brings to life the stories of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, who lived through the Civil Rights era, the Space Race, the Cold War, and the movement for gender equality, and whose work forever changed the face of NASA and the country

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