Ada's ideas: the story of Ada Lovelace, the world's first computer programmer

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Pub. Date:
2016.
Language:
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Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) was the daughter of Lord Byron, a poet, and Anna Isabella Milbanke, a mathematician. Her parents separated when she was young, and her mother insisted on a logic-focused education, rejecting Byron's "mad" love of poetry. But Ada remained fascinated with her father and considered mathematics "poetical science." Via her friendship with inventor Charles Babbage, she became involved in "programming" his Analytical Engine, a precursor to the computer, thus becoming the world's first computer programmer. This picture book biography of Ada Lovelace is a compelling portrait of a woman who saw the potential for numbers to make art.
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9781419718724
9781520049595
141971872
Reading Level:
LG
Level 5.1, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
900L
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subject_facet Computer algorithms -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature, Computers -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature, Lovelace, Ada King, -- Countess of, -- 1815-1852 -- Juvenile literature, Mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Picture books, Women computer programmers -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Women mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Ada's ideas : the story of Ada Lovelace, the world's first computer programmer
title_full Ada's Ideas The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World's First Computer Programmer, Ada's ideas : the story of Ada Lovelace, the world's first computer programmer / Fiona Robinson
title_short Ada's ideas :
title_sub the story of Ada Lovelace, the world's first computer programmer
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Computer algorithms, Computers, History, Juvenile Nonfiction, Lovelace, Ada King, Mathematicians, Picture books, Science, Women computer programmers, Women mathematicians