Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine

Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine

Author: Laurie Wallmark | Illustrator: April Chu | Publisher: Creston Books (October 13, 2015) | 40 Pages | Ages: 5 years and up | ISBN-13: 978-1939547200

Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math. When she meets Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical computer, Ada understands the machine better than anyone else and writes the world's first computer program in order to demonstrate its capabilities.

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"A splendidly inspiring introduction to an unjustly overlooked woman. (Picture book/biography. 5-8)" - Kirkus Reviews (starred review). Read the full review at Kirkus.

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