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February 14, 2019

HIDDEN FIGURES

(Jr. Non-Fiction adaptation)

By Margot Lee Shetterly

Illustrated by Laura Freeman

In 2016 Margot Lee Shetterly wrote "Hidden Figures," the story of four African-American women who shattered both the color and gender barriers to be at the forefront of both air power in World War II and then the Space Race in the 1950s and 1960s. Now Margot Shetterly has adapted that story to reach a younger audience.

"Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden were good at math. Really good."

So the author grabs the attention of young readers. She goes on to explain...



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