Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

The story of Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who worked for NASA during the space race and was depicted in the book and film Hidden Figures. You've likely heard of the historic Apollo 13 moon landing. But do you know about the mathematical genius who made sure that Apollo 13 returned safely home? As a child, Katherine Johnson loved to count. She counted The story of Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who worked for NASA during the space race and wa...

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Title:Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13
Author:Helaine Becker
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Genres:Biography
ISBN:1250137527
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:40 pages pages

Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 Reviews

  • Megan
    Jul 13, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Lorie Barber
    Jul 13, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

  • Maggie
    Jun 30, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Barbara
    Jul 10, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

  • Desiree Sotomayor
    Jun 27, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

  • LauraW
    Jun 29, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

  • Christopher
    Apr 09, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Jana
    Jul 09, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

  • Laretta
    Jun 28, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Ariel Birdoff
    Feb 26, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Ann Marie Corgill
    Jun 26, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Sherrie
    Jul 14, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Denise
    Jul 03, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Donna
    Jul 14, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

  • Pam
    Jul 04, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

  • Amy Romanowski
    Jul 08, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Darlene
    Jun 29, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

  • Teresa
    Jul 11, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Melanie
    Jul 09, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Carol Krueger
    Jul 06, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Heather Jensen
    Jul 08, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Cassaundra
    Jul 09, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

  • Emily Myhren
    Jun 29, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Zoraida Rivera Morales
    Jul 14, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Karen Upper
    Feb 16, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

  • Mireille Messier
    Feb 06, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

  • Lisa Day
    Jul 06, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

  • KDV
    Jul 13, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • Cb Chapelle
    May 30, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...

    What a great book about an amazing person whose story should be shared far and wide. I interviewed Helaine Becker on Book Time about Counting on Katherine, about Katherine Johnson, a woman who helped bring Apollo 13 home. ...

    Great introduction to Katherine and how important she was to the space program. Additional information at the back including resources for more information. ...

    Biography of Katherine Johnson for young to middle grade readers. The illustrations support the text and pull the reader into the her life story. Takes us from childhood to after Apollo 13. ...

    This is a very informative picture book for upper elementary children! ...

    Loved the biography highlighting Katherine Johnson?s optimism and perseverance, and how it was so beautifully supported by the illustrations. ...

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  • The Bookies Bookstore
    Jul 07, 2018

    This is Hidden Figures for the younger set and is well worth its while. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, but I think this book is even better at giving a coherent picture of how Katherine Johnson did what she did. If there is any critique I would make about the book, it would be that it...

    I really liked the flow of this one & design. Everyone's heard of Apollo 13, although Katherine Johnson is probably someone not too many folks know, which needs to change! ...

    What a brilliant, approachable story! the author's succinct phrasing coupled with the fabulous illustrations by Dow Phumiruk are a perfect pairing in allowing young readers to grasp the momentous importance of this woman! Not only did she open the door for Afro-American women, but for ...

    A passion for numbers and a strong will to persevere in the face of seemingly impossible hurdles are what make the story of mathematician Katherine Johnson such a compelling biography. Author Helaine Becker really knocks it out of the park with a clear, concise and kid-friendly retelli...

    Having loved the film Hidden Figures enough to have bought the book that tells the story of Katherine Johnson's involvement in the space race, I was thrilled to find this picture book. Since it covers some of the similar territory from the film and then goes even further, readers will ...

    I was given an ARC of this delightful picture book and am so glad I got to read it! The author does a wonderful job engaging young readers from page one regarding one of the "Hidden Figures" behind the scenes during the US space travel era. It's a great introduction to the math and sci...

    This awesome picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a research mathematician who was an instrumental part of our country's space program during the race to the moon. Johnson was a bright little girl who overcame obstacles such as gender and race discrimi...

    "The magnificent true story of Katherine Johnson. She was made famous by the film HIDDEN FIGURES, but her story starts much earlier. The book is full of inspiration, facts and wonderful artwork. It presents a truth that we need more than ever-you can overcome anything, any odds, if you...