skip to content
Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space

Author: Margot Lee Shetterly; Bahni Turpin
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Audio, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Young reader's edition unabridged.; Retail editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA, whose calculations helped fuel some of the United States' greatest achievements in space.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biographies
Biography
Children's audiobooks
Juvenile works
Talking books for children
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margot Lee Shetterly; Bahni Turpin
ISBN: 9780062668615 0062668617
OCLC Number: 962491782
Notes: Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Bahni Turpin.
Description: 4 audio discs (4 1/4 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Setting the scene --
A door opens --
Mobilization --
A new Beginning --
The double V --
The "colored" computers --
War birds --
The duration --
Breaking barriers --
No limits --
The area rule --
An exceptional mind --
Turbulence --
Progress --
Young, gifted, and black --
What a difference a day makes --
Writing the textbook on space --
With all deliberate speed --
Model behavior --
Degrees of freedom --
Out of the past, the future --
America is for everybody --
One small step.
Other Titles: 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
Responsibility: Margot Lee Shetterly.

Abstract:

The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA, whose calculations helped fuel some of the United States' greatest achievements in space.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/962491782> # Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space
    a bgn:SoundRecording, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, bgn:CD ;
   library:oclcnum "962491782" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Topic/space_race> ; # Space race
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Organization/united_states_national_aeronautics_and_space_administration> ; # United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Topic/women_mathematicians_united_states> ; # Women mathematicians--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Topic/african_american_women> ; # African American women
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Topic/african_american_mathematicians> ; # African American mathematicians
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Topic/women_mathematicians> ; # Women mathematicians
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/510.92520973/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Topic/employees> ; # Employees
   schema:alternateName "Untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space" ;
   schema:alternateName "Hidden figures young reader's edition" ;
   schema:alternateName "Untold true story of 4 African-American women who helped launch our nation into space" ;
   schema:audience <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/962491782#Audience> ;
   schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Person/shetterly_margot_lee> ; # Margot Lee Shetterly
   schema:bookEdition "Retail edition." ;
   schema:bookEdition "Young reader's edition unabridged." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:AudioBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Person/turpin_bahni> ; # Bahni Turpin
   schema:datePublished "2016" ;
   schema:description "The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA, whose calculations helped fuel some of the United States' greatest achievements in space."@en ;
   schema:description "Setting the scene -- A door opens -- Mobilization -- A new Beginning -- The double V -- The "colored" computers -- War birds -- The duration -- Breaking barriers -- No limits -- The area rule -- An exceptional mind -- Turbulence -- Progress -- Young, gifted, and black -- What a difference a day makes -- Writing the textbook on space -- With all deliberate speed -- Model behavior -- Degrees of freedom -- Out of the past, the future -- America is for everybody -- One small step."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3875091090> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:genre "Juvenile works"@en ;
   schema:genre "Children's audiobooks"@en ;
   schema:genre "Audiobooks"@en ;
   schema:genre "Talking books for children"@en ;
   schema:genre "Biographies"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space"@en ;
   schema:productID "962491782" ;
   schema:url <http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/699/000000000011699391.jpg> ;
   schema:url <https://www.hoopladigital.com/search?q=Hidden+Figures+Margot+Lee+Shetterly> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780062668615> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/962491782> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Organization/united_states_national_aeronautics_and_space_administration> # United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration." ;
   schema:name "United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Person/shetterly_margot_lee> # Margot Lee Shetterly
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Shetterly" ;
   schema:givenName "Margot Lee" ;
   schema:name "Margot Lee Shetterly" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Person/turpin_bahni> # Bahni Turpin
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Turpin" ;
   schema:givenName "Bahni" ;
   schema:name "Bahni Turpin" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Topic/african_american_mathematicians> # African American mathematicians
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American mathematicians"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Topic/african_american_women> # African American women
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American women"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Topic/women_mathematicians> # Women mathematicians
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Women mathematicians"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3875091090#Topic/women_mathematicians_united_states> # Women mathematicians--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Women mathematicians--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780062668615>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0062668617" ;
   schema:isbn "9780062668615" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/962491782>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/962491782> ; # Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space
   schema:dateModified "2018-11-09" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.