The Girl with a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague

The Girl with a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague

Meet Raye Montague--the hidden mastermind who made waves in the U.S. Navy! After touring a German submarine in the early 1940s, young Raye set her sights on becoming an engineer. Little did she know sexism and racial inequality would challenge that dream every step of the way, even keeping her greatest career accomplishment a secret for decades. Through it all, the gifted m Meet Raye Montague--the hidden mastermind who made waves in the U.S. Navy! After touring a German submarine in the...

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Title:The Girl with a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague
Author:Julia Finley Mosca
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Genres:Childrens
ISBN:1943147426
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:40 pages pages

The Girl with a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague Reviews

  • Susan
    Sep 25, 2018
    Wonderful illustrations, perfect for a read-aloud. Not overly sweet, but realistic and inspirational. I loved the rhymes, adding to the read-aloud potential! ...
  • Kathy
    Sep 15, 2018
    Give to fans of "Hidden Figures", as math-minded women of color facing down discrimination with class and smarts weren't solely at NASA, but the Navy too. ...
  • Crystal
    Sep 21, 2018
    Beautiful illustrations and beautiful verse about an amazing woman. Her hard work, persistence, and sense of humor should inspire us all. This book is going in the classroom library! ...
  • Lynn
    Nov 09, 2018
    Excellent biographical picture book that is appealing, informative and inspiring! Fun rhyming text, and charming illustrations introduce a truly remarkable woman to kids. The back matter is outstanding! The author interviewed Raye Montague and parts of that interview are included along...
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    Sep 13, 2018
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    Oct 02, 2018
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    May 24, 2018
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  • Kellee
    Aug 18, 2018
    Reviewed at http://www.unleashingreaders.com/?p=1... Wow! Raye Montague?s story is fascinating! In a time here in America where segregation and racism ruled, Raye wouldn?t let anyone else?s ignorance stop her from reaching the heights that she knew she was going to reach her e...
  • Kelly
    Nov 02, 2018
    A story well told about a woman who was brilliant in the field of math, and overcame obstacles (being black and being a woman in a field dominated by men) to prove herself. She perservered. ...
  • Julia Nolt
    Oct 02, 2018
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  • Lauren- The Smile Lines
    Aug 16, 2018
    Thanks to innovationpress for sharing a review copy of this book with the #kidlitexchange! . The Girl With a Mind For Math: The Story of Raye Montague by #juliafinleymosca releasing 9/4/18. . What an inspiring story! Raye Montague is definitely someone who teaches all to never give...
  • Tracy
    Sep 12, 2018
    Thanks to the Kid Lit Exchange network for the review copy. All opinions are my own. I am so impressed by the books published by @theinnovationpress. This small publisher consistently puts out high quality books! THE GIRL WITH A MIND FOR MATH is another incredible biography by Julia...
  • Yapha
    Sep 18, 2018
    Great inspirational story, unfortunately the rhyming verse lessens the impact. For grades 2 & up. ...
  • Alice
    Sep 20, 2018
    Another "hidden figure" in the STEM world revealed ...
  • Stephanie P
    Jun 27, 2018
    I received an advance digital copy of this book from Edelweiss + to review. 4.5 stars. I have been thoroughly enjoying The Amazing Scientists series. They use a rhyming text, which is not overly common in non-fiction, but works very well here. The books provide inspiring information...
  • Maureen Tully
    Sep 11, 2018
    Well researched, masterfully written, and beautifully illustrated - a well deserved tribute to an amazing woman. ...
  • Cynthia
    Jul 28, 2018
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  • Pam
    Sep 29, 2018
    This is an absolutely great biography but to tell the truth it is a bit boring. ...
  • Stefanie Molinaro
    Sep 13, 2018
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  • Darshana Khiani (Flowering Minds)
    Oct 18, 2018
    Interesting story, great content. especially the backmatter. would have preferred prose. ...
  • Danielle
    Jul 29, 2018
    The story of an amazing woman. ...
  • Molly
    Oct 22, 2018
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  • Reshamad
    Nov 17, 2018
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  • Tracie
    Sep 16, 2018
    The true story of Raye Montague who battled racism and sexism to become and engineer and design submarines. ...
  • Kate Buechler
    Nov 04, 2018
    What an interesting person! ...
  • Amie Wisz
    Sep 01, 2018
    I received an e-arc from Edelweiss in exchange for my honest review. Being a teacher, I am always looking for books that empower my students. We encourage having a Growth Mindset and the story of Ray Montague is a fabulous example of how if you put your mind to something you can ac...
  • Kelsey
    May 31, 2018
    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. A nice, rhyming biography of gifted mathematician Raye Montague, her accomplishments in engineering, and the struggles she endured to get there. At time the rhyming seemed overly silly, but it work...
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    Nov 13, 2018
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  • Amy
    Oct 30, 2018
    This is a lovely historical biography about a girl who defies all odds to become a very successful engineer. She is made fun of, scoffed at, and unfairly treated. However, they way she handles these situations is something that everyone could learn from! She becomes an engineer who is ...
  • Tali Bitton
    Oct 22, 2018
    loved it! ...