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DK Life Stories Ada Lovelace Nancy Castaldo

DK Life Stories Ada Lovelace By Nancy Castaldo

DK Life Stories Ada Lovelace by Nancy Castaldo

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DK Life Stories Ada Lovelace by Nancy Castaldo

Discover the inspiring story of Ada Lovelace, one of the world's first computer scientists!

In 1833, Ada Lovelace met mathematician Charles Babbage, inventor of calculating machines. She went on to devise a way of inputting data into Babbage's Analytical Machine, and in doing so became the first ever computer programmer. In this biography book for 7-11 year olds, learn all about Ada Lovelace's intriguing life, including her talent for languages and mathematics, and her fascination with science.

Life Stories is a new biography series for kids from DK that goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting and inspiring people. Full-colour photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement age-appropriate narrative text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes DK Life Stories the one biography series everyone will want to collect.

About Nancy Castaldo

Author: Nancy Castaldo has been an author of children's books for more than 20 years. She has written dozens of non-fiction children's books including Totally True Adventures! The Race Around the World: How Nellie Bly Chased an Impossible Dream. Many of her books have received accolades, including a Smithsonian Notable Book For Children and an American Bookseller Pick of the Lists. Nancy lives in New York, USA, and has a Twitter following of c.1,800.

Literacy consultant: Stephanie Laird is an instructional coach at Mitchellville Elementary in Mitchellville, Iowa, and is currently serving on the International Literacy Association's (ILA) Board of Directors through 2019.

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DK Life Stories Ada Lovelace by Nancy Castaldo
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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