Hidden Figures
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Hidden Figures


  • Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
  • Release Date : 2016-09-06
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 3406057 Bytes


The #1 New York Times bestsellerThe phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space. Soon to be 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. Among these problem-solvers were a group of exceptionally talented African American women, some of the brightest minds of their generation. Originally relegated to teaching m...

Hidden Figures
Score: 4
From 53 Ratings

Hidden Figures


  • Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
  • Release Date : 2018-05-08
  • Genre: Biography
  • File Size: 16036746 Bytes


Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award–nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award winner Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers! Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden were good at math…really good. They participated in some of NASA's greatest successes, like providing the calculations for America's first journeys into space. And they did so during a time when being black and a woman limited what they could do. But they worked hard. They persisted. And they used their genius minds to change the world. In this beautifully illustrated pict...

Hidden Figures LP

Hidden Figures LP


  • Author : Margot Lee Shetterly
  • Publisher : HarperLuxe
  • Release Date : 2016-09-06
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0062466445


Hidden Figures LP Book Description :

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Hidden Figures
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Hidden Figures


  • Author : Margot Lee Shetterly
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2018-05-08
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062881885


Hidden Figures Book Description :

Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award–nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award winner Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers! Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden were good at math…really good. They participated in some of NASA's greatest successes, like providing the calculations for America's first journeys into space. And they did so during a time when being black and a woman limited what they could do. But they worked hard. They persisted. And they used their genius minds to change the world. In this beautifully illustrated picture b...

Hidden Figures
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Hidden Figures


  • Author : Margot Lee Shetterly
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2016-11-29
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0606396233


Hidden Figures Book Description :

For use in schools and libraries only. Now in a special new edition perfect for young readers, this is the amazing true story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who helped achieve some of the greatest moments in our space program. Soon to be a major motion picture. 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, four African-American women who lived through the Civil Rights era, the Space Race, the Col...

Hidden Figures Teaching Guide

Hidden Figures Teaching Guide


  • Author : Margot Lee Shetterly
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2017-04-18
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062696250


Hidden Figures Teaching Guide Book Description :

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....

Geometry Leveled Problems  Hidden Figures in a Shape

Geometry Leveled Problems Hidden Figures in a Shape


  • Author : Linda Dacey, Ed.D.
  • Publisher : Teacher Created Materials
  • Release Date : 2014-07-01
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781480786714


Geometry Leveled Problems Hidden Figures in a Shape Book Description :

Differentiate problem solving in your classroom using effective, research-based strategies. This lesson focuses on solving problems related to hidden figures in a shape. The problem-solving mini-lesson guides teachers in how to teach differentiated lessons. The student activity sheet features a problem tiered at three levels....

Hidden Figures Songbook

Hidden Figures Songbook


  • Author : Hal Leonard Corp.
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2017-03-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781495095023


Hidden Figures Songbook Book Description :

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook). All ten songs plus one bonus track ("Katherine") from the soundtrack for the critically acclaimed movie featuring songs by Pharrell Williams, Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys, Janelle Monae, and more. Includes piano/vocal/guitar arragements of: Able * Apple * Crave * Crystal Clear * I See a Victory * Isn't This the World * Jalapeno * Mirage * Runnin' * Surrender....

HIDDEN FIGURES   Summarized for Busy People

HIDDEN FIGURES Summarized for Busy People


  • Author : Goldmine Reads
  • Publisher : Goldmine Reads
  • Release Date : 2017-03-19
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


HIDDEN FIGURES Summarized for Busy People Book Description :

This book summary and analysis was created for individuals who want to extract the essential contents and are too busy to go through the full version. This book is not intended to replace the original book. Instead, we highly encourage you to buy the full version. In Hidden Figures, Margot Lee Shetterly reveals the real-life stories of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Christine Darden — the black women of NASA who braved the insurmountable and conquered the impossible. Even with Virginia's Jim Crow imposing segregation laws, these four African-American women defied the odds against both racial discrimination and gender bias. They were among Langley's all-black "West Computing", a group of women who proved invaluable in the purs...

Summary and Analysis of Hidden Figures  The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
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Summary and Analysis of Hidden Figures The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race


  • Author : Worth Books
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2016-12-27
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781504043410


Summary and Analysis of Hidden Figures The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race Book Description :

So much to read, so little time? Get an overview of Hidden Figures, the true story about the African American female mathematicians who helped NASA win the space race. Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures tells the incredible real-life account of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden—who, in a time when black women faced seemingly insurmountable obstacles, went to work as “calculators” at NASA. With pencils, paper, and slide rules, they transformed airplane, rocket, and satellite designs—and ensured a World War II victory. Despite the social and political climate at the height of Jim Crow, these women rose up and became integral to the project that put the first man on the moon. From World War II to the Col...

Summary  Analysis   Review of Margot Lee Shetterly   s Hidden Figures by Instaread

Summary Analysis Review of Margot Lee Shetterly s Hidden Figures by Instaread


  • Author : Instaread
  • Publisher : Instaread
  • Release Date : 2016-10-11
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781683785316


Summary Analysis Review of Margot Lee Shetterly s Hidden Figures by Instaread Book Description :

Summary, Analysis & Review of Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures by Instaread Preview: 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 history of black women who were mathematicians and engineers in twentieth-century aeronautics and space programs. It focuses particularly on black women who served as human computers as they performed calculations at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia during and after World War II. During the war, the United States was desperate for mathematicians and engineers to work in aeronautics. With many men fighting in the war, women took on professional jobs. A number of black women applied for positions at Langley. Among...

Summary of Hidden Figures

Summary of Hidden Figures


  • Author : Readtrepreneur Publishing
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-05-24
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1646151321


Summary of Hidden Figures Book Description :

​Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly - Book Summary - Readtrepreneur (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book, but an unofficial summary.) The story about the dedicated female mathematicians is definitely a doozy that will make you read their entire story non-stop. Hidden Figures introduces us to the marvelous story about the brilliant female mathematicians that did the complex calculations behind the launch of rockets and astronauts into space. They were some of the most brilliant minds of their generations which didn't get the recognition they deserved at that time but now we can read about the whole story. (Note: This summary is wholly w...