DK Life Stories: Ada Lovelace

Written by Nancy Castaldo

In this kids' biography, discover the inspiring story of Ada Lovelace, who wrote the world's first computer program. 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 8-11 year olds, learn all about Ada Lovelace's fascinating life, including her famous father (celebrated poet Lord Byron), her talent for languages and mathematics, and her predictions for how computers could change our lives.

Age Range 8 - 12 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
128
Publisher
DK
Grade Level 3rd - 7th
ISBN
9781465485410, 9781465485403
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