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A computer called Katherine : how Katherine Johnson helped put America on the moon / written by Suzanne Slade ; illustrated by Veronica Miller Jamison.

Slade, Suzanne, (author.). Miller Jamison, Veronica, (illustrator.).

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  • 24 of 26 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rowayton Library J BIO JOHNSON (Text to phone) 33625122926863 Juvenile Biography Available -

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Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Age 4-8.
Subject: Johnson, Katherine G. > Juvenile literature.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Officials and employees > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Johnson, Katherine G.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Officials and employees.
African American women mathematicians > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women mathematicians > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Mathematicians > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American women mathematicians.
Women mathematicians.
Mathematicians.
Women > Biography.
African Americans > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.

Syndetic Solutions - Author Notes for ISBN Number 9780316435178
A Computer Called Katherine : How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon
A Computer Called Katherine : How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon
by Slade, Suzanne; Miller Jamison, Veronica (Illustrator)
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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.


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