Robbins, Dean

Margaret and the Moon: How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing

(3) K-3 Illustrated by Lucy Knisley. This accessible picture-book biography presents early NASA computer programmer Margaret Hamilton as an inquisitive child, an ambitious young woman, and ultimately a successful software engineer who is so adept at computer coding that she saved the Apollo 11 mission from disaster. Comics-style illustrations should engage young readers (science-loving or not); photographs on the back endpapers add a fascinating intimate touch. Reading list. Bib.


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