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Hidden Figures
This modern classic brings history to life with humor and grace. It's based on the true story of three African American women who worked for NASA in the 1950s and '60s as "human computers," doing complex mathematics and engineering work to help launch the spaceflight program. The three main characters are the kind of smart, kind, confident women you want your daughter to look up to, and there's a lovely romance to sweeten the deal.

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