Grace Hopper : Queen of Computer Code
by Laurie Wallmark and Katy Wu


Overview - "If you've got a good idea, and you know it's going to work, go ahead and do it."
The inspiring story of Grace Hopper--the boundary-breaking woman who revolutionized computer science--is told told in an engaging picture book biography.
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Overview
"If you've got a good idea, and you know it's going to work, go ahead and do it."
The inspiring story of Grace Hopper--the boundary-breaking woman who revolutionized computer science--is told told in an engaging picture book biography.

Who was Grace Hopper? A software tester, workplace jester, cherished mentor, ace inventor, avid reader, naval leader--AND rule breaker, chance taker, and troublemaker. Acclaimed picture book author Laurie Wallmark (Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine) once again tells the riveting story of a trailblazing woman. Grace Hopper coined the term "computer bug" and taught computers to "speak English." Throughout her life, Hopper succeeded in doing what no one had ever done before. Delighting in difficult ideas and in defying expectations, the insatiably curious Hopper truly was "Amazing Grace" . . . and a role model for science- and math-minded girls and boys. With a wealth of witty quotes, and richly detailed illustrations, this book brings Hopper's incredible accomplishments to life.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781454920007
  • ISBN-10: 1454920009
  • Publisher: Sterling Children's Books
  • Publish Date: May 2017
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9
  • Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.8 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds

Series: Women Who Changed Our World

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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Women
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Computers - Coding & Programming

 
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