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Written by Christine Taylor-Butler


ISBN: 978-0-531-21862-4

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From the smart phone in your pocket to the advanced systems controlling everything from banks to national security, computers are behind almost everything people do. However, this wasn't always true. Readers will explore the fascinating history of computer technology, from the room-filling code-breaking machines of World War II to the remarkably tiny and powerful computers we rely on today.
This title will be available to ship September 2016
Item #: 652935
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2017
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 004
  • Engaging sidebars highlight important people, places, and events
  • Timelines outline major events in the history of these discoveries
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Eye-catching images give readers an up-close look at discoverers in action
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com