Mankind Neil ArmstrongSome of the most *famous words of the last century were spoken from the moon But who knew how much *words of the last century were spoken from the moon But who knew how much went into the meticulous mathematical calculations that placed our American astronauts onto the cover of modern history Some of these hard working professionals were not only trend setters in their field but they were also young African American women who had etermined their way into the National Aeronautics and Space Administration position by position having to over prove their brilliance every Administration position by "position having to over prove their brilliance every of the wayDorothy Vaughn Mary " having to over prove their brilliance every of the wayDorothy Vaughn Mary Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden should be unforgettableWhile uite interesting this book Mobilizing New York did not seem written for young readers for the information is uite technical at times and suited for a textbook than informal reading However it s a story that needed to be told and I applaud the author for telling it I read this book before giving it to my niece Ive also read the adult version I would say the young readers version is edited for subject matter And writen in a way to make complex issues understandable to a young reader In parts important subjects areeleted from the book But if you have watched the movie which is great this version of the book closely follows the movie If you have a youngster that is interested in science this is a great book to give Its not a book to explain racial injustice or sexism in our society so younger readers might not understand why the women were treated in a certain way in the book As those part are fewer than the regular book Otherwise it is a good book for budding scientists An awesome book I would recommend this for readers of all ages While the original Hidden Figures is an amazing bo. CeThis book brings to life the stories of Dorothy Vaughan Mary Jackson Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden who lived through the Civil Rights era the Space Race the Cold War and the movement for gender euality and whose work forever changed the face of NASA and the count. .
Called for I would hope that eventually this book becomes reuired reading in schools all over the country Young people of all races need to be exposed this class of character Easy reading and lots of info on the serious racial Aspects of South African Literature discrimination the state of Virginia and Prince Edward country Schools closed for five years to avoid compliance with the law I love the stories and information in this book Do not read it if you are expecting a smoothly flowing narrative story Everytime you think you are about to hit a narrative and get some rising action the author flips to another story The timeline andetails are great Definitely a lot of research has been put into this book It reads really The Barefoot Girl: A Novel of St. Margaret, Patroness of the Abused dry It is hard to keep the flow of the story If you are interested in the time frame and subject matter it is aefinite must read I think the author has one a fine job in writing this book I actually bought this book several years ago and I truly enjoyed the book I gave my first book to friend and I let them keep it so I bought the book again and I am actually reading it a 2nd time because it is truly interesting I will keep
book for my personal library The story of these remarkable wome I m a so this is almost blasphemy but the movie is so much better The movie found a narrative The book is a collection of facts Great interesting facts butthis book for my personal library The story of these remarkable wome I m a
Lacking The Kind Ofthe kind of that makes a kid want to keep going I couldn t get through the original version and my kids idn t much enjoy me making them read the young readers version For Homeschool Amazing story make sure kids know this history But the book isn t a compelling read 35 starsThat s one small step for a man one giant step for. Space programBefore John Glenn orbited the earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon a group of edicated female mathematicians known as human computers used pencils slide rules and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets and astronauts into spa. ,