Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace

First Computer Programmer

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Baker & Taylor
Presents the life of the first computer programmer, including her parentage, her strict upbringing, and her work with Charles Babbage.

Rosen Pub Group
Inside this volume, readers learn about the life of the first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace. This book covers Lovelace’s early childhood, as the highly intelligent and inquisitive daughter of famous poet Lord Byron, as well as her forays into developing the first computer program, over a hundred years before computers as we know them were in use. Readers will learn how Lovelace’s work set the stage for other computer pioneers and how it still impacts us today. This engaging biography pairs information-rich text with vivid artwork to give readers a firm grasp on Lovelace’s life and legacy. Sidebars and a timeline provide additional information. This biography is an excellent supplement to both STEM instruction and history curricula.

Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2017
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781508148302
Branch Call Number: QA29.L72 H39 2017
Characteristics: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm


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