Hedy Lamarr's Double Life: Hollywood Legend And Brilliant Inventor

byLaurie WallmarkIllustratorKaty Wu

February 5, 2019|
Hedy Lamarr's Double Life: Hollywood Legend And Brilliant Inventor by Laurie Wallmark
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“Revelatory to young audiences in more ways than one.” —Kirkus

“Many STEM-for-girls biographies fan excitement over women’s achievements, but this title actually brings the central scientific concept within middle-grade reach.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books


Movie star by day, ace inventor at night: learn about the hidden life of actress Hedy Lamarr!
 
To her adoring public, Hedy Lamarr was a glamorous movie star, widely considered the most beautiful woman in the world. But in private, she was something more: a brilliant inventor. And for many years only her closest friends knew her secret. Now Laurie Wallmark and Katy Wu, who collaborated on Sterling’s critically acclaimed picture-book biography Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code, tell the inspiring story of how, during World War Two, Lamarr developed a groundbreaking communications system that still remains essential to the security of today’s technology.
Laurie Wallmark 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, Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine (Creston Books), received four starred reviews (Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, Boo...
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Title:Hedy Lamarr's Double Life: Hollywood Legend And Brilliant Inventor
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:48 pages, 10.88 X 8.5 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:48 pages, 10.88 X 8.5 X 0.98 in
Published:February 5, 2019
Publisher:Sterling Children's Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781454926917

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