COVID-19 update: Delivery times back to normal. Click for details.
Contact Us Need help? Contact us
Explore Departments
Departments

The Extraordinary Life of Katherine Johnson

by Devika Jina

  • Paperback
    $16.38
PUBLISHED: 6th June 2019
ISBN: 9780241375440
$16.38
Or pay later with
Leaves warehouse in 9 to 11 days
From Auckland
Delivery
Check your delivery time: Your delivery location:
{{ SelectedArea.Suburb }}{{ SelectedArea.Country == 'AU' ? (', ' + SelectedArea.State) : '' }} ({{ SelectedArea.Postcode }}) change
  • {{ Area.Suburb }}{{ Area.Country == 'AU' ? (', ' + Area.State) : '' }} {{ Area.Postcode }}
  • Your area not listed?
    Try search by suburb and postcode.
{{ DeliveryOption.expectation }} - {{ DeliveryOption.door_time }}
{{ DeliveryOption.price | currencyCentsFree }}
from {{ DeliveryOption.price | currencyCentsFree }}
Option unavailable
If ordered {{ DeliveryOption.cutoff }}
{{ DeliveryOption.name }}
{{ DeliveryOption.special_message }}
 
 
!
An error occurred getting delivery options
Sorry about that, please try again later.
OTHER FORMATS:
  • Paperback
    $16.38
PUBLISHED: 6th June 2019
ISBN: 9780241375440

Publisher Description

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.

Author Biography

Devika Jina has loved writing since she was a child, when she attempted a spin off of The NeverEnding Story. Today, she continues to write, having penned two titles in the "Extraordinary Lives" series. Besides this, she writes on race, gender and culture in modern Britain from a British Indian woman's perspective.

Promotional "Headline"

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

Product Details

Pages
128
Audience Age
7-12
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Series
Extraordinary Lives
Year
2019
ISBN-10
0241375444
ISBN-13
9780241375440
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2019-06-06
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrator
Maggie Cole
Author
Devika Jina
Language
English
Audience
Children/Juvenile