Meet Raye Montague―the hidden mastermind who made waves in the U.S. Navy! After touring a German submarine in the early 1940s, young Raye set her sights on becoming an engineer. Little did she know sexism and racial inequality would challenge that dream every step of the way, even keeping her greatest career accomplishment a secret for decades. Through it all, the gifted mathematician persisted―finally gaining her well-deserved title in history: a pioneer who changed the course of ship design forever. In addition to the illustrated rhyming tale, you'll find a complete biography, fun facts, a colorful timeline of events, and even a note from Montague herself!
This inspiring Black History and Women's History Month book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like perseverance. It is also great for character analysis, idioms and for targeting a variety of verbs as well as for predicting and targeting /r/ initial, /ear/ and /th/ final sounds! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using The Girl With a Mind For Math in speech therapy below: