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

An American Indian Library Association Youth Literature Award Honor Picture Book Mary Golda Ross designed classified airplanes and spacecraft as Lockheed Aircraft Corporation's first female… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 629.1092 [B]
  • Copyright: 2021


“Through realistically cartooned digital illustrations and straightforward text, readers learn how Ross’s experiences reflected these traits. Because she valued learning and had a passion for math, Ross was able to persevere.”—The Horn Book Magazine View →


“[S]potlights the story of an innovative Cherokee aerospace engineer, whose life sets an inspiring example for all children.”—School Library Journal View →


“[A] valuable addition to units on Indigenous individuals or women in STEM.”—Booklist View →


“A stellar addition to the genre that will launch careers and inspire for generations, it deserves space alongside stories of other world leaders and innovators.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews View →