by Robeson, Teresa, EB WU ROBESON

Queen of Physics : How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom

"When Wu Chien Shiung was born in China 100 years ago, girls did not attend school. But her parents named their daughter "Courageous Hero" and encouraged her love of science. This biography follows Wu as she battles sexism at home and racism in the United States of America to become what Newsweek magazine called the "Q…

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by Crane, Cody E536 CRANE

Heating and Cooling

"Introduces the reader to heating and cooling."--…

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by Schonfeld, Sara E629.295 SCHONFE

Birthday on Mars!

Invites readers to join a little robot named Curiosity for a tour of Mars, the planet that this rover calls home, and celebrate the rover's birthday together.…

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by Spilsbury, Louise E305.8 SPILSBU

Racism and Intolerance

In Racism and Intolerance, children can get answers to questions like: "What does it mean to be a racist--or intolerant?" and "How can I help?" Children will begin to understand the way others struggle with these issues and become empowered to make a difference.…

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by Gibbons, Gail E630 GIBBONS

Farming

An introduction, in simple text and illustrations, to farming and the work done on a farm throughout the seasons.…

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by Gibbons, Gail E523.3 GIBBONS

The Moon Book

Identifies the moon as our only natural satellite, describes its movement and phases, and discusses how we have observed and explored it over the years.…

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by Paul, Miranda E363.7288 PAUL

One Plastic Bag : Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia

"Plastic bags are cheap and easy to use. But what happens when a bag breaks or is no longer needed? In Njau, Gambia, people simply dropped the bags and went on their way. One plastic bag became two. Then ten. Then a hundred. ... Something had to change. Isatou Ceesay was that change. She found a way to recycle the bags…

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by Rusch, Elizabeth E636.7088 RUSCH

Avalanche Dog Heroes : Piper and Friends Learn to Search the Snow

Follow along with Piper, a friendly border collie who came to the mountain as a smart but timid shelter dog, terrified by everything, as she confidently heads off to school on a chairlift to meet her canine classmates. Over a season they romp together through the snow, learning and practicing the skills they need to be…

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by Brantley-Newton, Vanessa E811.6 BRANTLE

Just Like Me

There are all kinds of girls! Girls who feel happy, sad, scared, powerful; girls who love their bodies and girls who don't; country girls, city girls; girls who love their mom and girls who wish they had a daddy. With bright portraits in vibrant colors and unique patterns and fabrics, this book invites you to find your…

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by Stewart, Melissa E594.1477 STEWART

Seashells : More Than a Home

"This book sheds a surprising light on how seashells--the hard, protective outer layer that mollusks inhabit--serve tremendous purpose. This large group of marine animals needs shells for protection, feeding, transportation, anchorage, and more."--…

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by Davies, Nicola, E508.2 DAVIES

Outside Your Window : a First Book of Nature

Introduces the sights and sounds of the changing seasons, along city streets and in country meadow.…

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by Kirkfield, Vivian EB GOODE KIRKFIE

Sweet Dreams, Sarah

"Sarah E. Goode was one of the first African-American women to get a US patent. Working in her furniture store, she recognized a need for a multi-use bed and through hard work, ingenuity, and determination, invented her unique cupboard bed. She built more than a piece of furniture. She built a life far away from slaver…

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by Davies, Nicola, E598.764 DAVIES

Hummingbird

Every spring, birds small enough to fit in the palm of your hand fly two thousand miles north to lay their eggs. This is the story of one tiny hummingbird's amazing journey.…

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by Mills, Deborah EB ALVA MILLS

La Frontera : El Viaje Con Papacc = My Journey with Papa

Join a young boy and his father on a daring journey from Mexico to Texas to find a new life. They'll need all the resilience and courage they can muster to safely cross the border - la frontera - and to make a home for themselves in a new land.…

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by Quattlebaum, Mary E306.875 QUATTLE

Brother, Sister, Me and You

Little ones will delight in the similarities lion, turtle, and even bee siblings have with human brothers and sisters in this charming read-aloud book. It opens with 10 kinds of animal siblings and segues naturally into young human brothers and sisters. The children reprise the animal actions, from leaping and pouncing…

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World of Dinosaurs

"Introduction to dinosaurs using simple text, question and answer format, illustrations and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Thorn, Theresa E305.3 THORN

It Feels Good to Be Yourself : a Book About Gender Identity

A picture book that introduces the concept of gender identity to the youngest reader from writer Theresa Thorn and illustrator Noah Grigni. Some people are boys. Some people are girls. Some people are both, neither, or somewhere in between. This sweet, straightforward exploration of gender identity will give children a…

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by Hughes, Susan, E392.13 HUGHES

Up! : How Families Around the World Carry Their Little Ones

"Around the world, little ones are carried in many different ways: in slings, on shoulders, in backpacks, on hips, in baskets, and in loving arms. Up! depicts ten places around the world, from Afghanistan to northern Canada, Peru to West Africa. In each place, a mom, dad, grandparent, aunt, uncle, cousin, or sibling lo…

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by McAnulty, Stacy E523.3 MCANULT

Moon! : Earth's Best Friend

"A light-hearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the moon and its history in relation to earth--told from the perspective of the moon itself!"--…

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by Kelly, Scott, EB KELLY KELLY

My Journey to the Stars

"Scott wasn't sure what he wanted to be when he grew up. He struggled in school and often got in trouble with his twin brother, Mark. Then one day Scott discovered a book about test pilots and astronauts that set him on a new path. His new focus led him to fly higher and higher, becoming first a pilot and then an astro…

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by Novesky, Amy EB BLAIR NOVESKY

Mary Blair's Unique Flair : the Girl Who Became One of the Disney Legends

"Young Mary Browne Robinson loved color, even her name had a color in it. All she wanted to do was to make art. But becoming an artist wasn't an easy. Her parents worked hard to provide her paper and paints, and Mary worked hard to enter contests and earn a spot at a school for the arts. She even had to work hard to fi…

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by Hoopmann, Kathy, E618.9285 HOOPMAN

All Birds Have Anxiety

"Life as a bird can be stressful! From worrying about airplanes, windows and getting enough worms to eat, it is clear that birds can be anxious beings. Through a humorous, quizzical depiction of bird behaviour, this book validates everyday experiences of anxiety, provides an understanding of the associated symptoms and…

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On the Move.

"Introduction to modes of transportation using simple text, question and answer format, illustrations and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Kulling, Monica EB BAKER KULLING

Dr. Jo : How Sara Josephine Baker Saved the Lives of America's Children

Shares the story of a trailblazer who has inspired generations of girls to change the world. Sara Josephine Baker was a strong girl who loved adventure. Growing up in New York in the late 1800s was not easy. When she lost her brother and father to typhoid fever, she became determined to pursue her dream of becoming a d…

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by Carter, James, E523.1 CARTER

Once Upon a Star : a Poetic Journey Through Space

"In this poetic tour of the universe, children learn about the Big Bang and the origins of life on Earth."--…

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by Sorell, Traci E970.00497 CHEROKE

We Are Grateful : Otsaliheliga

Otsaliheliga is a Cherokee word that is used to express gratitude. Journey through the year with a Cherokee family and their tribal nation as they express thanks for celebrations big and small. A look at modern Native American life as told by a citizen of the Cherokee Nation.…

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by Berne, Jennifer EB TYSON BERNE

Look Up with Me : Neil Degrasse Tyson : a Life Among the Stars

"A biography of famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and awe-inspiring facts about our universe"--…

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by Page, Robin, E581.467 PAGE

Seeds Move!

Every seed, big or small, needs sunlight, water, and an uncrowded place to put down roots. But how do seeds get to the perfect place to grow? This exploration of seed dispersal covers a wide range of seeds and the creatures that help them move, from a coconut seed floating on waves to an African grass seed rolled by a …

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by Fern, Tracey E. EB JOHNSTON FERN

Wild Horse Annie : Friend of the Mustangs

A picture book biography about activism, this is the story of Velma Johnston, a trailblazing woman who mobilized children in her crusade to save wild mustangs. Full color.…

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by Raschka, Christopher E227.06 RASCHKA

Paul Writes (a Letter)

Introduces the Apostle Paul, an early missionary of Christianity, and examines his writings to his friends on how to live a good life.…

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by Gall, Chris E629.454 GALL

Go for the Moon : a Rocket, a Boy, and the First Moon Landing

Released in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, this nonfiction picture book offers a step-by-step explanation of how the Apollo 11 spacecraft worked, as told by a young enthusiast. Includes glossary.…

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My Body.

"Introduction to the human body and how it works using simple text, question and answer format, illustrations and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--Provided by publisher.…

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Instructions Not Included : How a Team of Women Coded the Future

"The nonfiction story of a team of women innovators, Jean Jennings Bartik, Kay McNulty Mauchly, and Betty Snyder Holberton, who programmed early computer ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer)"--…

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by Crane, Cody E535 CRANE

Light

"Introduces the reader to light"--…

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by Thornburgh, Blair E612.751 THORNBU

Skulls!

"A non-fiction picture book about skulls, and all the things they are good for."--…

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by Slade, Suzanne EB JOHNSON SLADE
by Jenkins, Steve, E591.47 JENKINS

Stinkiest! : 20 Smelly Animals

Describes the odors that some animals have developed to stay safe and thrive in their environments, including the striped skunk, the bombardier beetle, and the honey badger.…

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by Jenkins, Steve, E597.89 JENKINS

The Frog Book

An introduction to an assortment of the world's frog species discusses their colors, shapes, and sizes; many different habitats; their lifecycle; and how they find food, escape danger, and attract a mate.…

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by Crane, Cody E534 CRANE

Sound

"Introduces the reader to sound"--…

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by Crane, Cody E531.6 CRANE

Push and Pull

"Introduces the reader to push and pull"--…

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by Maurer, Tracy, EB MORSE MAURER

Samuel Morse, That's Who!

From the author of "John Deere, That's Who!" comes a lively picture book biography of Samuel Morse that highlights how he revolutionized modern technology and communication. Full color.…

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by McCarney, Rosemary A. E362.87 MCCARNE

Where Will I Live?

"This stunning photo-based picture book for younger readers takes a look at the thousands of children around the world who have been forced to flee war, terror, hunger, sickness, and natural disasters - young refugees on the move with very little left except questions. It's hard to imagine, but the images here will hel…

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by Maclear, Kyo, EB FUJIKAWA MACLEAR

It Began with a Page : How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way

"Gyo Fujikawa's iconic children's books are beloved all over the world. Now it's time for Gyo's story to be told--a story of artistic talent that refused to be constrained by rules or expectations. Growing up quiet and lonely at the beginning of the twentieth century, Gyo learned from her relatives the ways in which bo…

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by Clinton, Chelsea E591.68 CLINTON

Don't Let Them Disappear : 12 Endangered Species Across the Globe

Profiles twelve endangered species around the world, including giraffes, gorillas, giant pandas, and polar bears, and describes why it is important to save each animal from extinction.…

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by Brown, Monica, EB KAHLO BROWN

Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos

The fascinating Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is remembered for her self-portraits, her dramatic works featuring bold and vibrant colors. Her work brought attention to Mexican and indigenous culture and she is also renowned for her works celebrating the female form. Brown's story recounts Frida's beloved pets--two monkeys…

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by Jenkins, Martin, E597.982 JENKINS

Beware of the Crocodile

"All is quiet on the water. Then, in a flash, there's a sudden lunge and a tremendous splash. And then? Oh dear. There's a lot of twirling and thrashing: a hungry crocodile has found something to eat. But crocodiles also love to nap on warm sandbanks and cool off in calm waters. And they're very gentle with their babie…

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by Mulford, Zoe, E973.932 MULFORD

The President Sang Amazing Grace

'Following the 2015 mass shooting that took nine lives in a historic Black church in Charleston, South Carolina, President Obama sang "Amazing grace" to a grieving congregation and nation. Inspired by the event, songwriter Zoe Mulford wrote a song called "The president sang amazing grace."' This picture book features t…

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by Gladstone, James, E525.0222 GLADSTON

Earthrise : Apollo 8 and the Photo That Changed the World

"Earthrise tells the story of the first time the planet Earth was photographed in colour from space. The photo, later called Earthrise, was taken in 1968 by the astronauts on Apollo 8, the first US space mission to break free of Earth's orbit and circle the Moon. The Apollo 8 astronauts were surveying the lunar surface…

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by Sotomayor, Sonia, E362.4 SOTOMAY

Just Ask! : Be Different, Be Brave, Be You

In this creative non-fiction story, Sonia and her friends plant a garden, and each one contributes in his or her own special way, in a book that celebrates the many differences among humans. In this warm and inclusive story by U.S. Supreme Justice Sonia Sotomayor, inspired by her own childhood diagnosis of diabetes, re…

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by Biebow, Natascha EB BINNEY BIEBOW

The Crayon Man : the True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons

"Celebrating the inventor of the Crayola crayon! This gloriously illustrated picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Edwin Binney, the inventor of one of the world's most beloved toys. A perfect fit among favorites like The Day the Crayons Quit and Balloons Over Broadway"--…

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by Barnett, Mac EB BROWN BARNETT

The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown

A picture book biography of the children's book author shares insights into her life and enduring literary influence.…

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by McCloud, Carol E170.83 MCCLOUD

Have You Filled a Bucket Today? : a Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids

Uses the metaphor of a bucket filled with good feelings to show how easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation, and love on a daily basis.…

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by Crane, Cody E530.4 CRANE

Matter

Did you know that everything on Earth is made up of matter--including you? Learn fascinating facts about matter, answer fun science questions, and complete a hands-on activity, all in the pages of this colorful book.…

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by McGinty, Alice B., E523.4922 MCGINTY

The Girl Who Named Pluto : the Story of Venetia Burney

When Venetia Burney's grandfather reads aloud from the newspaper about a new discovery--a "ninth major planet" that has yet to be named--her eleven-year-old mind starts whirring. She is studying the planets in school and loves Roman mythology. "It might be called Pluto," she says, thinking of the dark underworld. Grand…

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by Kurtz, Jane E591.5 KURTZ

What Do They Do with All That Poo?

"An exploration of different types of animal poo and what the zoo uses it for"--…

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Rain Forest Animals.

"Introduction to animals that live in the rain forest using simple text, question and answer format, illustrations and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Cabrera, Jane E782.4216 CABRERA

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

A version of the well-known song featuring animals going to school, learning, going home, and getting ready for bed.…

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World of Insects.

"Introduction to insects, using simple text, question and answer format, illustrations, and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Sayre, April Pulley E599.36 SAYRE

Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep

"Squirrels wrestle. Squirrels leap. Squirrels climb. Squirrels sleep. If you followed a squirrel for a day, what would you see? Climbing branches, storing seeds, making homes in tree holes, and maybe even flying! [The creators of this book offer] a glimpse into this fascinating world. Discover different kinds of squirr…

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by Buller, Laura E599.757 BULLER

The Lion's Tale

An introduction to lions discusses where they live, how they hunt, and how they take care of their young.…

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by Moore, Lindsay, E599.786 MOORE

Sea Bear : a Journey for Survival

A polar bear waits patiently for spring when the ice breaks up, but after months of hunting, paddling, and resting on ice floes, summer ends and the bear must swim very far to find land. Includes facts about polar bears and the effect of climate change on their environment.…

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Animal Homes.

"Introduction to animal homes using simple text, question and answer format, illustrations and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Brown, Monica, EB KAHLO BROWN

Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos

"Chronicles Frida's life -- from her childhood to her rise as one of the world's most influential painters -- capturing the beauty and strength of Frida's creative spirit, which carried her through tragedy and triumph, and the animals that inspired her along the way."--Jacket.…

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by Jenkins, Steve, E591.472 JENKINS

Look Again : Secrets of Animal Camouflage

Introduces young readers to some of the stealthiest camouflaged animals in the natural world and asks them to seek out these animals hiding in plain sight.…

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by Portis, Antoinette E553.7 PORTIS

Hey, Water!

"Splashy illustrations and simple text explore water in its many shapes and forms"--…

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by Gibbons, Gail E525.5 GIBBONS

The Reasons for Seasons

A simple description of how seasons are caused by the positions of the Earth and the Sun also discusses the delights of each of the seasons.…

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Under the Sea.

"Introduction to animals that live in the sea using simple text, question and answer format, illustrations and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--Provided by publisher.…

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Wild Animals.

"Introduction to wild animals that live in Africa using simple text, question and answer format, illustrations and photos. Features include puzzles and games, fun facts, a resource list, and an index"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Manley, Curtis E523.4 MANLEY

Just Right : Searching for the Goldilocks Planet

Follow a young girl as she explores questions about the wondrous search for another Goldilocks planet.…

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by Dennie, Devin E552 DENNIE

My Book of Rocks and Minerals

"My Book of Rocks and Minerals is filled with fascinating facts about and amazing images of rocks, minerals, gems, and fossils from the deepest caves to outer space. Features introduce different categories, from crystals to glow-in-the-dark minerals, and illuminating images provide a closer look and show amazing geolog…

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by Adler, David A. E516.152 ADLER

Circles

"The characteristics of circles as well as how to find the radius, diameter, circumference, and area of a circle are explained and illustrated in this geometry picture book"--…

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by Slade, Suzanne EB JOHNSON SLADE

A Computer Called Katherine : How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Mo

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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