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In-Flight Book Club - Hidden Figures
Join the Cradle of Aviation Museum's In-Flight Book Club!
In July and August, read and explore true stories of women in the fields of air and space. The guided discussion sessions will be led by one of our education staff and are geared towards adults and young adults.
In July we will read Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly. “Starting in World War II and moving through to the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Space Race, Hidden Figures follows the interwoven accounts of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, four African American women who participated in some of NASA’s greatest successes. It chronicles their careers over nearly three decades they faced challenges, forged alliances and used their intellect to change their own lives, and their country’s future.”
Read at least half the book by the 15th and finish by the 31st for the best experience!
Participation is FREE if you buy the book from us or just $10.00 if you bring your own!