A Computer Called Katherine
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A Computer Called Katherine

Celebrates Katherine Johnson's extraordinary life!

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"A Computer Called Katherine" tells the true story of Katherine Johnson, an African American mathematician who played a crucial role in NASA's space missions during the 1960s.

As a child, Katherine showed exceptional talent in mathematics and had a passion for learning. Despite facing racial and gender discrimination, she persevered and pursued her dreams of becoming a mathematician. Katherine's remarkable skills caught the attention of NASA, where she was hired to work as a "computer," performing complex calculations for the space program.

Follow Katherine's journey as she overcomes obstacles, breaks barriers, and contributes to historic achievements such as John Glenn's orbit around the Earth. Her groundbreaking work paved the way for future generations of women and minorities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
ISBN:  9780316435178
Grade Level:  P-3
Age Range:  4-8
Format:  Hardcover
Page Count:  40
Publish Year:  2019
Publisher/Imprint:  Hachette
Author:  Suzanna Slade
Book Dimensions:  10 in.H x 10 in.W
Shipping Method:  Ground

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