DK Life Stories Katherine Johnson ePUB ¼ Stories

DK Life Stories Katherine Johnson ePUB ¼ Stories Such a remarkable woman This is a 123 page book that traces the life of Katherine Johnson who many of us have come to know through the movie Hidden Figures The book, which I think would be good for any student third twelfth grade, traces her life beginning with the marriage of her parents to where she receive the Medal of Freedom at age 97 It shows her early curiosity of numbers and counting and how her parents encouraged that, how she skipped many early grades, started High School at age 10, Such a remarkable woman This is a 123 page book that traces the life of Katherine Johnson who many of us have come to know through the movie Hidden Figures The book, which I think would be good for any student third twelfth grade, traces her life beginning with the marriage of her parents to where she receive the Medal of Freedom at age 97 It shows her early curiosity of numbers and counting and how her parents encouraged that, how she skipped many early grades, started High School at age 10, and headed to College at age 15 Katherine broke segregation barriers at West Virginia State College and got a job at Langley Research Center as a Human Computer She spent the next 33 years involved in the space race with Project Mercury, astronauts Alan Shepard and John Glen and Apollo 11 She encouraged students to follow STEM careers and took time to mentor young mathematicians Langley has even dedicated a building to her This book is well written and organized with a timeline at the end, a glossary, a list of Who s Who, and even a Quiz This book would be a great resource for any teacher or library In this biography, discover the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, famed NASA mathematician and one of the subjects of the award winningfilm Hidden Figures It was an incredible accomplishment when the United States first put a person on the Moon but without the incredible behind the scenes work of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, such a feat could not have been possible Follow her remarkable journey from growing up in West Virginia, to becoming a teacher, to breaking barriers at NASA and receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom in This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history s most interesting people Full color photographs and hand drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect Each book also includes an author s introduction letter, a glossary, and an index I liked this biography about Katherine Johnson The author did a nice job in giving great information about Katherine and implementing photos from her life I enjoyed reading how Katherine was eager to learn and how quick she learned things The book was easy to understand and read I feel like students would be able to learn a great deal about Katherine and get inspired by her story. Enjoyed reading this early grade level book about Katherine Johnson.Many interesting facts scattered throughout the book.Illustrations primative and interesting.Included timelines, glossary, index, who s who. A This was a GREAT overview of Katherine Johnson life before my two older boys and I prepare to watch the movie Hidden Figures. Very good 510.92 Super little biography for upper elementary or middle school I think I want the whole set They are very well done with a glossary, timeline and great index.

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