Another Hidden Figure

cover of The Girl with a Mind for Math: the Story of Raye MontagueInterested in more stories like the one from Margot Lee Shetterly's Hidden Figures?  Author Julia Finley Mosca brings the story of Raye Montague to life, the Navy's hidden figure, with her picture book, The Girl with a Mind for Math.  Through rhymed text, Montague’s curiosity and focus comes through, as she aspires to become a ship-building engineer.  Backmatter gives more information, a timeline, and sources for Montague’s life.  Rae Montague is still living, and continues to be a mentor and role model for young people.  Consider this book for an engaging read-aloud, or a holiday gift for young budding scientists in your life.  –Elaine B.