The Resource Katherine Johnson, by Ebony Joy Wilkins ; illustrated by Charlotte Ager

Katherine Johnson, by Ebony Joy Wilkins ; illustrated by Charlotte Ager

Label
Katherine Johnson
Title
Katherine Johnson
Statement of responsibility
by Ebony Joy Wilkins ; illustrated by Charlotte Ager
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It was an incredible accomplishment when the United States first put a person on the moon--but without the ... behind-the-scenes work of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, such a feat could not have been possible. In this biography for kids ages 8-12, follow Katherine's remarkable journey from growing up in West Virginia, to becoming a teacher, to breaking barriers at NASA and receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilkins, Ebony
Dewey number
  • 510.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QA29.J64
LC item number
W55 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ager, Charlotte
Series statement
DK life stories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Katherine G.
  • Johnson, Katherine G
  • United States
  • United States
  • African American women
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American teachers
  • African American women
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American teachers
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Katherine Johnson, by Ebony Joy Wilkins ; illustrated by Charlotte Ager
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes a timeline, glossary, quiz, and who's who
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Counting on Katherine -- Asking questions -- Separate and unequal -- Breaking barriers -- A new journey -- Woman at work -- Pushing for change -- The space race -- Apollo 11 -- "One giant leap" -- An incredible career -- Awards and acclaim
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9781465479129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • in901815998
  • (OCoLC)1080519524
Label
Katherine Johnson, by Ebony Joy Wilkins ; illustrated by Charlotte Ager
Publication
Note
  • Includes a timeline, glossary, quiz, and who's who
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Counting on Katherine -- Asking questions -- Separate and unequal -- Breaking barriers -- A new journey -- Woman at work -- Pushing for change -- The space race -- Apollo 11 -- "One giant leap" -- An incredible career -- Awards and acclaim
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9781465479129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • in901815998
  • (OCoLC)1080519524

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