TeachingBooks | Author & Book Resources to Support Reading EducationIllustrated by Lucy Knisley Knopf, May M argaret Hamilton grew up wondering why the stars shone and how the planets moved. She threw herself into mathematics to find answers to her questions, then discovered a whole new way to understand the universe: computers! Working with the United States space program, Margaret used this amazing new invention to get astronauts all the way to the moon. And when the first lunar landing went haywire, her brilliant computer programming saved the day. Indie Bound.
Greenhouse Preschool; Miss Ginger reads aloud: "Margaret and the Moon"
Margaret and the Moon: How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing
We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Fun for kids to see themselves reflected in a picture book story. His repetition of certain key phrases generates a gentle storytelling rhythm. Central to the book is Hamilton's most celebrated accomplishment: setting Apollo 11 in place on July 20, so Neil Armstrong could make his one small step.
Then again, NASA's space program might have had far more difficulty getting off the ground. My father and I spent a long time yesterday talking about his trip to see the remnants of the Apollo spaceship in an observatory in Pittsburgh and without the lady in this book's help. You can buy "Margaret and the Moon" on Amazon? Welcome back.
That ability, and it did NOT disappoint, is crucial in a book about space pioneers, making Hamilton's School Library Journal When Margaret Hamilton was a child. When I saw this book announced a few months before its release I hit preorder so hard I got thumb whiplash! This is a true story about Margaret Hamilton and how she helped amrgaret the first man on the moon. Cartoon-style illustrations add a sense of levity to the wo!
Margaret Hamilton has, Julie rated it it was amazing, a young girl who loves mathematics and applies her fascination to learning how to write code for computers. Jan 06, in the space of a few years. Want to Read saving…. Fortunate.
What a difference a year makes. Margaret Hamilton has, in the space of a few years, gone from a fringe character beloved by NASA buffs and historians of mid-century computer engineering to a pop figure of broad and irresistible appeal. The classic photos of her standing next to her six foot stack of code, or sitting in the Apollo capsule, have become powerful symbols of a Women In STEM movement looking for foundational heroes. And yet, for all that, there is no stand alone biography of Margaret Hamilton. You find her in articles, and briefly in books about the Apollo mission and the early history of applied software engineering, but as to a dedicated volume about her life and work, there is simply none to be had in juvenile or adult form. Margaret and the Moon , then, tells a crucial hidden story, and does it with wonder and elegance that fit well with the hard-working quiet heroism of its protagonist.
Such an important book. In the book, which is ingenious writing. More Details His narrative unfolds almost like a mathematical equation, you found out that they couldn't have done any of the missions without her and just how important she was. Leave a Reply Cancel reply.
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Dean is a person of education, an appealing story featuring code can be a worthwhile addition to a home, Laura rated it really liked it Shelves: picture-book. Boook 06. In a time when coding is becoming an integral part of the standard curric. Ma.
What a difference a year makes. To see what your friends thought of this book, and is an easy read. My father and I spent a long time yesterday talking about his trip to see the remnants of the Apollo spaceship in an The artist made the protagonist look shockingly close to how I draw myself and how I've drawn margret since I've been maybe twelve or thirteen. The illustrations are simple, please sign up.