Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine

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Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine

by Laurie Wallmark

Illustrations by April Chu

First Release:

April 2016

ISBN: 9781939547200

As a girl, “inventions and equations kept [Ada Byron] company.” In the 1840s, in her twenties, she wrote an algorithm for Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine. It was the world’s first computer program. Author’s note. Sources. Time line. Partial bibliography. Full-color illustrations created with pencil and colored digitally.

 
  • ISBN: 9781939547200
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Creston
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 9" x 11"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.6, Points: 0.5
    Awards & Honors: Booklist Lasting Connections, 2015
    Booklist Editor’s Choice 2015, Nonfiction, Young Readers
    2016 Amelia Bloomer List, Early Readers–Nonfiction
    2016 Cook Prize Honor Book
    2016 Crystal Kite Award Winner, Atlantic
    NSTA Best STEM Books for Students K -12: 2017
    Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Biography and Memoir
    Genre: Nonfic
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