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Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13



by
Helaine Becker
illustrated by
Dow Phumiruk

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
Macmillan
Imprint
Henry Holt
ISBN
9781250137524

Awards and Honors
2020 Silver Birch Award Express Nominee
2019 Cook Prize Winner
2019—2020 Red Clover Award Nominee
MRLS Cream of the Crop - 2019
ILA Teachers' Choices - 2019
CSMCL Best Books - 2018
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From Katherine's earlybeginnings as a gifted student to her heroic accomplishments as a prominentmathematician at NASA, this is the story of an American icon who notonly calculated the course of moon landings but, in turn, saved lives.

More about Katherine Johnson. Sources. Full-color illustrations were created digitally in Photoshop with scans of watercolors and textures.

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Format

Print

Page Count

40

Trim Size

11" x 9"

Dewey

510.92 B

AR

4.2: points 0.5

Lexile

710L

Genre

Nonfic

Scholastic Reading Counts

3

JLG Release

Sep 2018

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Topics

Katherine G. Johnson (1918– ). Biography. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) officials and employees. US mathematicians. African American women mathematicians. Apollo 13.

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