Grace Hopper: Queen Of Computer Code

byLaurie WallmarkIllustratorKaty Wu

May 16, 2017|
Grace Hopper: Queen Of Computer Code by Laurie Wallmark
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“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.
Laurie Wallmark is passionate about getting the word out to young people about successful women in science. She has degrees in Biochemistry from Princeton University, Information Systems from Goddard College, and Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her debut book was a picture book biography of ...
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Title:Grace Hopper: Queen Of Computer Code
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:48 pages, 10.88 X 8.5 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:48 pages, 10.88 X 8.5 X 0.68 in
Published:May 16, 2017
Publisher:Sterling Children's Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781454920007

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