Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer

Millbrook PressSKU: 9781541579149

Author:
Traci Sorell
Illustrator:
Natasha Donovan
Series:
Grade Levels:
Three, Four
Nation:
Cherokee, Multiple Nations
Book Type:
Hardcover
Pages:
32
Publisher:
Millbrook Press
Copyright Data:
2021

Price:
Sale price$31.60

Description

Cherokee author Traci Sorell and Métis illustrator Natasha Donovan trace Mary Golda Ross's journey from being the only girl in a high school math class to becoming a teacher to pursuing an engineering degree, joining the top-secret Skunk Works division of Lockheed, and being a mentor for Native Americans and young women interested in engineering. In addition, the narrative highlights Cherokee values including education, working cooperatively, remaining humble, and helping ensure equal opportunity and education for all. Ross designed classified airplanes and spacecraft as Lockheed Aircraft Corporation's first female engineer. Find out how her passion for math and the Cherokee values she was raised with shaped her life and work.

Teaching guide: 

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/59f23df09f8dce7578c71128/t/60552ba5ebd7307ae7e998b0/1616194494076/Classified+Teaching+Guide+low+res.pdf

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