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The Resource Counting the stars : the story of Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician, text by Lesa Cline-Ransome ; illustration by Raúl Colón ; director, Andy T. Jones, (DVD/)

Counting the stars : the story of Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician, text by Lesa Cline-Ransome ; illustration by Raúl Colón ; director, Andy T. Jones, (DVD/)

Label
Counting the stars : the story of Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician
Title
Counting the stars
Title remainder
the story of Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician
Statement of responsibility
text by Lesa Cline-Ransome ; illustration by Raúl Colón ; director, Andy T. Jones
Contributor
Author
Film director
Illustrator
Narrator
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
At one point, the word "computer" referred to the people who used their knowledge, pencils, adding machines and paper to calculate complex equations needed for space travel. As one of these mathematicians at NACA's Langley laboratory, Katherine Johnson's skills were in high demand and she was trusted by administrators and astronauts alike to be accurate and reliable
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
510.92
Language note
English dialogue; English read-a-long subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
QA29.J64
LC item number
C55 2019
PerformerNote
Narrated by Bahni Turpin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cline-Ransome, Lesa
  • Jones, Andy T.
  • Cline-Ransome, Lesa
  • Colón, Raúl
  • Turpin, Bahni
  • Dreamscape Media
Runtime
21
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Katherine G.
  • United States
  • African American women mathematicians
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • Women
  • United States
  • Women mathematicians
  • Biographical films
  • Children's films
  • Juvenile works
  • Short films
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
other
Label
Counting the stars : the story of Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician, text by Lesa Cline-Ransome ; illustration by Raúl Colón ; director, Andy T. Jones, (DVD/)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Iconographic" -- packaging
  • "Based on the book, 'Counting the stars'." -- packaging
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1112074352
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (21 min.)
Isbn
9781974979417
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781974979417
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1112074352
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Counting the stars : the story of Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician, text by Lesa Cline-Ransome ; illustration by Raúl Colón ; director, Andy T. Jones, (DVD/)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Iconographic" -- packaging
  • "Based on the book, 'Counting the stars'." -- packaging
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1112074352
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (21 min.)
Isbn
9781974979417
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781974979417
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1112074352
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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