Hidden Figures (Young Readers’ Edition)

By Margot Lee Shetterly

Recommended Age: 8 — 12
Type: Biography/Autobiography, Chapter Books, Diversity & Inclusion, Juvenile Non-Fiction, STEM

Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules, and adding machines to calculate the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space.