Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code - (A Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Chapter Book) by Rebel Girls (Hardcover)

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Specifications

Suggested Age: 7-12 Years

Number of Pages: 128

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Biographical

Series Title: A Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Chapter Book

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Rebel Girls

Book theme: Europe

Author: Rebel Girls

Language: English

Street Date: November 12, 2019
TCIN: 86207957
UPC: 9781733176187
Item Number (DPCI): 247-31-8456
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



"Growing up in nineteenth century London, England, Ada is curious about absolutely everything. She is obsessed with machines and with creatures that fly. She even designs her own flying laboratory! According to her mother, Ada is a bit too wild, so she encourages Ada to study math. At first Ada thinks: Bleh! Who can get excited about a subject without pictures? But she soon falls in love with it. One day she encounters a mysterious machine, and from that moment forward Ada imagines a future full of possibility."--Page 4 of cover.



Book Synopsis



From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes a story based on the exciting real-life adventures of Ada Lovelace, one of the world's first computer programmers.

Growing up in nineteenth century London, England, Ada is curious about absolutely everything. She is obsessed with machines and with creatures that fly. She even designs her own flying laboratory!

According to her mother, Ada is a bit too wild, so she encourages Ada to study math. At first Ada thinks: Bleh! Who can get excited about a subject without pictures? But she soon falls in love with it. One day she encounters a mysterious machine, and from that moment forward Ada imagines a future full of possibility--one that will eventually inspire the digital age nearly two hundred years later.

Ada Lovelace Cracks the Code is the story of a pioneer in the computer sciences, and a testament to women's invaluable contributions to STEM throughout history.

This historical fiction chapter book also includes additional text on Ada Lovelace's lasting legacy, as well as educational activities designed to teach simple coding and mathematical concepts.

About the Rebel Girls Chapter Book Series
Meet extraordinary real-life heroines in the Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls chapter book series! Introducing stories based on the lives and times of extraordinary women in global history, each stunningly designed chapter book features beautiful illustrations from a female artist as well as bonus activities in the backmatter to encourage kids to explore the various fields in which each of these women thrived. The perfect gift to inspire any young reader!



Review Quotes




"Filled with examples of creativity sparked by small observations, this detailed look at the earliest days of modern computing is engaging, informative, and inspiring." ― Common Sense Media

"Activities at the back of the book make [this] great to spark inspiration in girls and boys." ― Metro Parent




About the Author



Rebel Girls is the preeminent edutainment company that empowers girls to pursue their dreams without limits. Rebel Girls products inspire children to dream bigger and realize their fullest potential, by introducing them to extraordinary women throughout history. Stories are brought to life through book publishing, podcasts, toys, and digital media. The Rebel Girls community spans over 85 countries, with 5.5M books sold in 49 languages and 6M podcast downloads.
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.6 inches length x 5.1 inches width x 7.5 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.6 pounds
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