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Code-Breaker and Mathematician Alan Turing - by Heather E. Schwartz (Paperback)

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Have you ever wished that you could do something heroic to help your country? When Alan Turing was a boy, he was fascinated by math and science. Later, Turing's math skills would help Great Britain win World War II.

Turing's parents and teachers thought he'd be better off dropping math in favor of more gentlemanly studies, such as literature and Latin. But he stuck with it, and by the start of World War II in 1939, he was ready to take on the biggest challenge his country faced: ****** Germany. Turing put his advanced knowledge of math to work decoding secret German messages. His ideas not only helped Great Britain turn the tide of the war—they provided the foundation upon which much of modern computing and artificial intelligence is based.

Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: STEM Trailblazer Bios
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Lerner Pub Group
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Heather E. Schwartz
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 2018
TCIN: 53002250
UPC: 9781541512139
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-7989
$8.99

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