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Helaine Becker

Helaine Becker is an award-winning children's book author. She also writes for children's magazines and kid's television shows, including four seasons of "Dr. Greenie's Mad Lab", a segment on the environmental show Planet Echo airing on Canada's APTN.Her books include Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13, Stress Less: Tips and Tools to Help You Chill, and Sloth at the Zoom.

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Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

Helaine Becker; illustrations by Dow Phumiruk
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

The bold story of Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who worked for NASA during the space race and was depicted in the film Hidden Figures.

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