The Girls with a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague

Book cover for The Girls with a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague by Julia Finley Mosca
Author

Julia Finley Mosca

Illustrator

Daniel Rieley

Book Summary

After touring a German submarine in the early 1940s, young Raye set her sights on becoming an engineer. Little did she know sexism and racial inequality would challenge that dream every step of the way, even keeping her greatest career accomplishment a secret for decades. Through it all, the gifted mathematician persisted?finally gaining her well-deserved title in history: a pioneer who changed the course of ship design forever.

School, Sexism, Racism

Age Range
Ages 4 to 8 (grades K-3), Ages 9 to 12 (grades 4-7)
ISBN #
9781943147700
Publisher
The Innovation Press
Book Category
School
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