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Books del Sur curates Latin America Spanish-language literature to support dual language curriculum.
Books del Sur curates Latin America Spanish-language literature to support dual language curriculum.

Una computadora llamada Katherine

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Katherine estaba convencida de que era un error que los afroamericanos no tuvieran los mismos derechos que los demas; como decir que 5+5=12. Para ella tambien era un error que se creyera que las mujeres solo serv­an para ser maestras o enfermeras; como decir que 10-5=3. Y lo demostro, sobrepasando como un rayo a sus compa±eros de clase, entrando a la universidad a los quince a±os de edad y, posteriormente, trabajando con la NASA, donde ayudo con sus calculos a lograr varios hitos: el primer norteamericano en el espacio y el primero en orbitar la Tierra, y el primer ser humano en pisar la Luna.

Katherine knew it was wrong that African Americans didn't have the same rights as others--as wrong as 5+5=12. She knew it was wrong that people thought women could only be teachers or nurses--as wrong as 10-5=3. And she proved everyone wrong by zooming ahead of her classmates, starting college at fifteen, and eventually joining NASA, where her calculations helped pioneer America's first manned flight into space, its first manned orbit of Earth, and the world's first trip to the moon!

Author: Suzanne Slade

Illustrator:  Veronica Miller Jamison

Reading Grade Level: 3RD - 4TH, 4TH - 5TH

Type of Spanish Book: Translated

Type of Book: Picture

Fiction or Nonfiction: Non-Fiction

Pages:  40

Cover: Soft Cover

Year Published: 2021