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Who Says Women Can't Be Computer Programmers?

The Story of Ada Lovelace

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A picture book biography of Ada Lovelace, the woman recognized today as history’s first computer programmer—she imagined them 100 years before they existed!

In the early nineteenth century lived Ada Byron: a young girl with a wild and wonderful imagination. The daughter of internationally acclaimed poet Lord Byron, Ada was tutored in science and mathematics from a very early age. But Ada’s imagination was never meant to be tamed and, armed with the fundamentals of math and engineering, she came into her own as a woman of ideas—equal parts mathematician and philosopher.

From her whimsical beginnings as a gifted child to her most sophisticated notes on Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine, this book celebrates the woman recognized today as the first computer programmer.

This title has Common Core connections.

Christy Ottaviano Books

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Who Says Women Can't Be Computer Programmers?
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  • $2.99
  • Level: Grades 1-4
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Biography
  • Published: Feb 20, 2018
  • Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
  • Seller: Macmillan
  • Print Length: 40 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 3 or later and iOS 4.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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