These 10 books chronicle longdistance tripsboth real and imaginedwith humor and insight, making you feel like you. From katherines early beginnings as a gifted student to her heroic accomplishments as a prominent mathematician at nasa, counting on katherine is the story of a groundbreaking american woman who not only calculated the course of moon landings but, in turn, saved lives and made enormous contributions to history. Buy an abundance of katherines book online at low prices in india. In addition to hidden figures, nasa mathematician and presidential medal of freedom recipient katherine johnson is at the center of several other recent books. Released in 2006, it was a finalist for the michael l. After reading both of those books, i immediately recommended them to teens and could guarantee they would love the books. Colin is on a mission to prove the theorem of underlying katherine. Published september 21st 2006 by dutton books for young readers. An abundance of katherines by john green, 97801446090, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Hassan says that he is applying for two college classes, which colin has been trying to convince him to do throughout the book. Printz award the novel includes an appendix by daniel biss, a close friend of green, that explains some of the more complex equations used by the main character, colin singleton.
On a road trip miles from home, this anagramhappy, washedup child prodigy has ten. And when it comes to girls named katherine, colin is always getting dumped. She counted the steps on the road, the number of dishes and spoons she washed in the kitchen sink, everything. The new york times best sellers may 03, 2020 authoritatively ranked lists of books sold in the united states, sorted by format and genre. Gift yourself or a loved one a nook book to download today. Yuyi morales born in xalapa, veracruz, mexico on november 7, 1968 is an author and illustrator of many notable and awardwinning childrens books. His many accolades include the printz medal, a printz honor, and the edgar award.
If you enjoyed the story, please support the author by purchasing a copy of the book. She was an africanamerican mathematician that assisted nasa. I found this book on the list of outstanding science trade books for students k12 2019. From an early age, katherine loved numbers and counted everything. An abundance of katherines by john green goodreads. The very hungry caterpillar by eric carle, count the monkeys by mac barnett, pete the cat and his four groovy buttons by eric. The books homepage helps you explore earths biggest bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Those titles include her middlegrade autobiography, reaching for the moon, and two picture books, counting on katherine by helaine becker and dow phumiruk and counting the stars by lesa clineransome and raul colon. But do you know about the mathematical genius who made sure that apollo returned safely home. Some of her most famous books include just a minute. Counting on katherine storytime books read aloud youtube. Youve likely heard of the historic apollo moon landing. School zone numbers 125 dottodots workbook ages 3 to 5, preschool to kindergarten, connect the dots, numbers, numerical order, counting, and more school zone get ready.1537 1235 881 1038 434 1384 755 628 368 656 444 423 633 369 1420 1091 374 1294 858 75 1522 222 129 964 1034 290 774 276 1515 940 20 585 483 1268 1448 1416 607 433 50