The Extraordinary Life of Katherine Johnson - Extraordinary Lives

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Publisher's Synopsis

Katherine Johnson was:

A trailblazer

A mathematician for NASA

An inspiration

In 1969 history was made when the first humans stepped on the moon. Back on earth, one woman was running the numbers that ensured they got there and back in one piece.

As a child, Katherine Johnson loved maths. She went on to be one of the most important people in the history of space travel. Discover her incredible life story in this beautifully illustrated book complete with narrative biography, timelines and facts.

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Book information

ISBN: 9780241375440
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Imprint: Puffin
Pub date:
DEWEY: 510.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 103
Weight: 112g
Height: 194mm
Width: 168mm
Spine width: 9mm