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  • Published: 18 June 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241375440
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $21.00

The Extraordinary Life of Katherine Johnson


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A bold new non-fiction series for 7+ readers focusing on the lives of inspirational historical and modern figures.

In 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.

  • Pub date: 18 June 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241375440
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $21.00

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