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The Extraordinary Life of Katherine Johnson

The Extraordinary Life of Katherine Johnson

Published: 6 Jun 2019

Paperback / softback, 128 pages

Recommended for age 9+ and 11+

By Devika Jina

Illustrated by Maggie Cole

Published by Penguin Random House Children's UK

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1969 history was made when the first humans stepped on the moon. Back on earth, one woman was running the numbers that ensured they got there and back in one piece. As a child, Katherine Johnson loved maths.

She went on to be one of the most important people in the history of space travel. Discover her incredible life story in this beautifully illustrated book complete with narrative biography, timelines and facts.
This title features in our The Reading Journey selection.

Tagged mathematics , significant lives and space, planets and stars

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