Nonfiction Books Ada Lovelace: First Computer Programmer (17)

Ada Lovelace: First Computer Programmer (17)

Ada Lovelace: First Computer Programmer (17)
Item No. RR09906
ISBN-13 978-1-5081-4810-4
Format Library Binding
Subject Biography Science & Technology
# of Pages 32
Size 7 1/4" x 8 1/2"
Author Hayes, Amy
Reading Interest 4,5,6
Accelerated Reading Level 5.9
Series Computer Pioneers
Publisher Rosen: PowerKids Press
Date Published 2017
Dewey Decimal 510.92--dc23
Guided Reading Level P
 
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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.