A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon (Hardcover)
The inspiring true story of mathematician Katherine Johnson--made famous by the award-winning film Hidden Figures--who counted and computed her way to NASA and helped put a man on the moon!
About the 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, and Climbing Lincoln's Steps. She lives in Illinois, and she invites you to visit her online at suzanneslade.com.
An Amazon Best Book of the Month in Nonfiction for Kids for March 2019
"An uplifting portrait of a no longer so 'hidden' figure."—Publishers Weekly
"Another appealing picture book biography of a successful woman."—School Library Journal
"A charming read [that] will help teach children about this amazing woman."—The Houston Chronicle
"A look into a woman's life who made such a difference in the world."—School Library Connection
"A must-read for every future mathematician who likes to ask questions
and find answers."—Mashable