The Girl with a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague By Julia Finley Mosca
In the early 1940s, a young girl named Raye toured a German submarine and was inspired to become an engineer. However, she faced challenges due to sexism and racial inequality that threatened her dream every step of the way. Despite this, she persisted and became a gifted mathematician. She achieved a significant accomplishment in her career, but kept it a secret for decades. Eventually, Raye's perseverance paid off, and she earned a well-deserved place in history as a pioneer who changed the course of ship design forever. The Girl With a Mind for Math is a children's book recommended for ages 5-10. It is a hardcover book with 40 pages.