A Life Story: Katherine Johnson
By Leila Rasheed
This book allows young readers to meet Katherine Johnson, who got Apollo 11 to the moon. In this short biography of NASA’s black female mathematician, you will read an overview of Katherine’s vibrant life, times and incredible work alongside never-before-heard facts.
Also, check out the movie Hidden Figures (2016) the biographical drama film documenting Katherine’s life and work.
-Recommended reading age: 7-9 years old