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Ada Byron Lovelace and the thinking machine /

by Wallmark, Laurie [author.]; Chu, April [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Berkeley : Creston Books, LLC., [2015]Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781939547200; 1939547202.Language note: Text in English.Subject(s): Lovelace, Ada King, Countess of, 1815-1852 -- Juvenile literature | Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871 -- Juvenile literature | Women mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women computer programmers -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Computers -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature | Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871 | Lovelace, Ada King, Countess of, 1815-1852 | Great Britain | Lovelace, Ada King, Countess of, 1815-1852 -- Biography | Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871 | Women mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography | Women computer programmers -- Great Britain -- Biography | Mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography | Computers -- History -- 19th century | 1800 - 1899 | Biography | History | Juvenile worksSummary: Offers an illustrated telling of the story of Ada Byron Lovelace, from her early creative fascination with mathematics and science and her devastating bout with measles, to the ground-breaking algorithm she wrote for Charles Babbage's analytical engine.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

<p>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.</p>

Elementary Grade

Includes bibliographical references.

Offers an illustrated telling of the story of Ada Byron Lovelace, from her early creative fascination with mathematics and science and her devastating bout with measles, to the ground-breaking algorithm she wrote for Charles Babbage's analytical engine.

Text in English.

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