Margaret and the Moon: How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing
Margaret and the Moon: How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing
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Margaret and the Moon: How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing

Written by Dean Robbins & illustrated by Lucy Knisley
Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers
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A true story from one of the Women of NASA! Margaret Hamilton loved numbers as a young girl. She knew how many miles it was to the moon (and how many back). She loved studying algebra and geometry and calculus and using math to solve problems in the outside world. Soon math led her to MIT and then to helping NASA put a man on the moon! She handwrote code that would allow the spacecraft’s computer to solve any problems it might encounter. Apollo 8. Apollo 9. Apollo 10. Apollo 11. Without her code, none of those missions could have been completed. Dean Robbins and Lucy Knisley deliver a lovely portrayal of a pioneer in her field who never stopped reaching for the stars.

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Book Details

ISBN
9780399551857
Publication Date
May 16, 2017
Page Count
40
Reading Age
4 - 8 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
2015039930
ASIN/ISBN 10
0399551859
Lexile® Level
630L
ATOS® Book Level
3.7
Accelerated Reader® Points
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz
189739
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
LG

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