Honoring Katherine Johnson — from Celebrate Picture Books

If you’ve read the book, “Hidden Figures,” by Margot Lee Shetterly, or have seen the movie, Katherine Johnson is one of the featured “human computers!” In addition to the children’s book about her below, a picture book of “Hidden Figures” is also available. Such amazing women!       ~Becky

Katherine Johnson passed away on February 24 at the age of 101. Recognized from an early age for her brilliance, Katherine went on to become a pivotal mathematician for NASA as the space race led to the first manned missions and lunar landings. She continued working for NASA on the space shuttle and other […]

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12 thoughts on “Honoring Katherine Johnson — from Celebrate Picture Books

  1. I’m glad to see this post as I thought a lot about Katharine Johnson yesterday, Becky. I believe her lasting legacy will be one of the opening of doors for others in the field of science. In an era when we need to be paying more attention to science, we seem to have taken ten steps back.

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    1. Hi Liz,

      I tried to reach you through email but didn’t have any luck:) Your name has been chosen as the winner from among those who commented on my blog in February (yes, I’m running a little behind:) Would you prefer a $5 e-gift card from Amazon or from Starbucks? Also, please let me know the correct email address to where that should be sent.

      Thanks again for visiting my blog and commenting!


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