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Hidden Figures

release date: Sep 08, 2016
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Hidden Figures
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Set amid the civil rights movement, the never-before-told true story of NASAâe(tm)s African-American female mathematicians who played a crucial role in Americaâe(tm)s space program. Before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of professionals worked as âe~Human Computersâe(tm), calculating the flight paths that would enable these historic achievements. Among these were a coterie of bright, talented African-American women. Segregated from their white counterparts, these âe~colored computersâe(tm) used pencil and paper to write the equations that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Moving from World War II through NASAâe(tm)s golden age, touching on the civil rights era, the Space Race, the Cold War, and the womenâe(tm)s rights movement, âe~Hidden Figuresâe(tm) interweaves a rich history of mankindâe(tm)s greatest adventure with the intimate stories of four courageous women whose work forever changed the world.

Separate Accounts

release date: May 11, 2023
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Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition

release date: Nov 29, 2016
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Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition
The uplifting, amazing true story—a New York Times bestseller This edition of Margot Lee Shetterly’s 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 Costner. Before 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 space. This 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.

Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

release date: Dec 08, 2016
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Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race
The #1 New York Times Bestseller SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Set amid the civil rights movement, the never-before-told true story of NASA’s African-American female mathematicians who played a crucial role in America’s space program.

Hidden Figures Teaching Guide

release date: Apr 18, 2017
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Hidden Figures Teaching Guide
We know that teachers are always looking for new and inspiring books to assign to their students. To help you decide if Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures is right for your classroom, we’ve created this special e-book that contains a teaching guide and sample chapters. Hidden Figures has already been adopted as a common book on campuses across the country, and it has been assigned as required reading in high school and college courses on a variety of subjects—from history, math, and science to composition and women’s studies.

Hidden Figures, Mit 1 Audio-CD

release date: Jun 23, 2020
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Hidden Figures, Class Set

release date: Jun 23, 2020
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