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Masterminds: Katherine Johnson

Izzi Howell

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Wayland

9781526312709
32
Synopsis

Meet the S.T.E.A.M. pioneers and discover their fascinating life story and inspirations.

Katherine Johnson tells the story of this key scientific figure - covering her early maths skills which saw her attending high school at only 10 years old through to her work at NASA calculating and analysing the flight paths of many spacecraft. She helped send astronauts to the Moon.

SMasterminds introduces some of the world's great scientists, inventors and artists, retelling their lives and explaining why their work was important. Clear photographic designs bring a real-life quality to these biographies and major S.T.E.A.M. discoveries.

Includes a timeline of the person's life and shows the ongoing legacy that we can see around us today.

Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.