Computer Decoder: Dorothy Vaughan, Computer Scientist

Andi Diehn (Author) Katie Mazeika (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
Nomad Press (VT)
Publish Date
September 10, 2019
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.7 X 0.3 X 9.8 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781619305564

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About the Author

Andi Diehn is a writer and editor with an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College. She is the author of the Picture Book Science series, Shakespeare: Investigate the Bard's Influence on Today's World, Technology: Cool Women Who Code, and Explore Poetry!, all from Nomad Press. She lives in Enfield, New Hampshire, with her family.

Katie Mazeika is an illustrator with a focus in children's publishing. She loves creating illustrations with a strong narrative that are filled with color and texture. Her illustrations are primarily done in Photoshop. Katie is a member of the SCBWI.

Reviews

School Library Journal Series Made Simple
"Four introductory volumes to the lives of prominent women of math and science. The reader learns about how they entered their fields, their work, and the challenges they faced. The biographies of Dorothy Vaughn and Mary Jackson also reveal their struggles with segregation at NASA. The text is straightforward and focuses strictly on their careers. Time lines in the back fill in gaps for the reader whose curiosity is piqued. Colorful illustrations nicely complement the narrative. VERDICT: Interesting takes on important women should appeal to both browsers and report writers."