The Resource Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space, Margot Lee Shetterly, (electronic resource)

Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space, Margot Lee Shetterly, (electronic resource)

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Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space
Title
Hidden figures
Title remainder
the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space
Statement of responsibility
Margot Lee Shetterly
Title variation
  • Hidden figures young reader's edition
  • Untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space
  • Untold true story of 4 African-American women who helped launch our nation into space
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eng
Summary
Now in a special new edition perfect for young listeners, 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 audiobook 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 Cold War, and the movement for gender equality, and whose work forever changed the face of NASA and the country
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Shetterly, Margot Lee
Dewey number
510.92/520973
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not applicable
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Bahni Turpin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Turpin, Bahni
  • hoopla digital
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  • United States
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American women
  • African American mathematicians
  • Space race
Target audience
juvenile
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not applicable
Label
Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space, Margot Lee Shetterly, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11721489
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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MWT11721489
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 11 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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MWT11721489
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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other
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11721489
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space, Margot Lee Shetterly, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11721489
Publication
Distribution
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unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11721489
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 11 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11721489
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11721489
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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