A computer called Katherine : how Katherine Johnson helped put America on the moon / written by Suzanne Slade ; illustrated by Veronica Miller Jamison.
- ISBN: 9780316435178
- ISBN: 0316435171
- Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 x 27 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.
- Copyright: ©2019
Includes bibliographical references.
Biography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson.
Shares the story of the pioneering African American mathematician, Katherine Johnson, who helped calculate America's first manned flight into space, its first manned orbit of Earth, and the world's first trip to the moon.
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A Computer Called Katherine : How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon
Suzanne Slade (Author) Suzanne Slade holds a Mechanical Engineering degree and worked on NASA's Delta IV rockets. Her recent titles include The Inventor's Secret , Friends for Freedom , With Books and Bricks: How Booker T. Washington Built a School , and Climbing Lincoln's Steps . She lives in Illinois with her husband, and she invites you to visit her online at suzanneslade.com. Veronica Miller Jamison (Illustrator) Veronica Miller Jamison is a fashion illustrator whose clients include Essence Magazine , Bloomingdales, and Hallmark. A Computer Called Katherine is her debut picture book. She is an alumna of Howard University and Drexel University, and she lives outside Philadelphia with her husband and their cat. She invites you to visit her online at veronicamarche.com.