A Computer called Katherine

By Suzanne Slade, Illustrated by Veronica Miller Jamison (Little, Brown and Company – 2019)                                                                                                                                   Inspired the life story of mathematician Katherine Johnson. Katherine knew it was wrong that African American didn’t have the same rights as others. She knew it was wrong that people thought women could only be teachers or nurses. And she proved everyone wrong by zooming ahead of her classmate, starting college at fifteen, and eventually joining NASA, where here calculation helped pioneer American’s first manned flight into space, is first manned orbit of Earth, and the world’s first trip to the moon!