Ada Lovelace

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Ada Lovelace´s brilliant talent for mathematics and huge imagination helped to pave the way for the invention of the computer software that powers the world around us. Every time you play a computer game or talk with a friend on your smartphone, you can only do so because of the pioneering work by Ada Lovelace. Her work was groundbreaking. Unlike her poet father Lord Byron, she was not a famous figure during her lifetime. However, she became known to those who knew her as the "enchantress of numbers." This book tells Ada’s story.
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Written by Nick Pierce
ISBN 978-0-531-23534-8
Key Features
  • Bite-sized text introducing concepts in STEAM curriculum in an accessible manner
  • Highly-illustrated with original artwork and photographs
  • STEAM concepts related to the scientists’ work are described with diagrams and info graphics
  • Timeline of the scientist’s life and the historical context for their work
  • Map of important locations in the subject’s life
  • A helpful glossary and index in each book
Fiction / Nonfiction Nonfiction
Item # 688666
Imprint Children's Press
Copyright 2020
Format Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size 8-1/2 x 9-1/2
Pages 32
Ages 7, 8
Dewey 510.92 [B]
Grades 2 - 3
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