Book cover for Counting on Katherine

Counting on Katherine

Ages 5 to 9



15 April 2021
40 pages
Imprint: Macmillan Children's Books


A picture-book biography of a humble genius who excelled in a career once out of reach for most African-Americans. An excellent biography that will inspire young readers, especially girls, to do what they love
Children who want to share in the Hidden Figures buzz can start right here . . . Phumiruk’s digital artwork convincingly portrays Johnson as brainy and imaginative. This title is ready made for “My Hero” biography reports.
The straightforward, informative text is paired with delicate, precise digital artwork . . . Very worthwhile book.
Featuring engaging text and captivating illustrations, this picture book introduces the amazing life of mathematician Katherine Johnson to young readers. Sure to inspire a new generation of mathematicians. A solid addition to biography collections.