Remember Me

Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
Children's - Kindergarten-3rd Grade, Age 5-8 
40 p. ; 
Retail $17.99

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ISBN 9780062742469
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Shetterly highlights an important segment in US History by focusing on four intelligent ladies whose skill earned them places in what is now NASA. Their acceptance into this program was blocked, at first, because misguided beliefs about their skin color and gender prohibited their participation. Context, setting, and a timeline of events is beautifully conveyed and displayed for readers to understand the gradual mindset changes within NASA that opened opportunity for these influential ladies to significantly impact programs, flights, and policy. Instructive and absorbing.
Publisher Summary
Author Shetterly and illustrator Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black female mathematicians who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers in this adaptation of Shetterly's #1 "New York Times" bestseller--the basis for the Oscar]-nominated film. Full color.r.
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