Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

By Helaine Becker
Illustrators Illustrated by Dow Phumiruk Edition

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Publisher Macmillan Imprint Henry Holt ISBN


Awards and Honors 2020 Silver Birch Award Express Nominee <br> 2019 Cook Prize Winner <br> 2019—2020 Red Clover Award Nominee <br> MRLS Cream of the Crop - 2019 <br> ILA Teachers' Choices - 2019 <br> CSMCL Best Books - 2018

Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

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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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