Who was grace hopper? a software tester, ace inventor, chance taker, cherished mentor, workplace jester, naval leader—AND rule breaker, avid reader, and troublemaker. Delighting in difficult ideas and in defying expectations, the insatiably curious Hopper truly was “Amazing Grace”. With a wealth of witty quotes, and richly detailed illustrations, this book brings Hopper's incredible accomplishments to life.
. And a role model for science- and math-minded girls and boys. 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. Sterling.
Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking MachineAda lovelace, lord byron, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, develops her creativity through science and math. When she meets charles babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical computer, Ada understands the machine better than anyone else and writes the world's first computer program in order to demonstrate its capabilities.
Margaret and the MoonApollo 11. She knew how many miles it was to the moon and how many back. Apollo 8. She loved studying algebra and geometry and calculus and using math to solve problems in the outside world. Knopf. Creston Books. Apollo 10 Dean robbins and lucy knisley deliver a lovely portrayal of a pioneer in her field who never stopped reaching for the stars.
Without her code, none of those missions could have been completed. Soon math led her to mit and then to helping NASA put a man on the moon! She handwrote code that would allow the spacecraft’s computer to solve any problems it might encounter. A true story from one of the Women of NASA!Margaret Hamilton loved numbers as a young girl.
The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath Amazing ScientistsBath―the scientist who never lost sight of her dreams! As a girl coming of age during the Civil Rights Movement, Patricia Bath made it her mission to become a doctor. Bath herself! Creston Books. When obstacles like racism, and sexism threatened this goal, poverty, she persevered―brightening the world with a game-changing treatment for blindness! The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr.
Knopf. Chicago public library best of the best selectionnsta best stem books for K-12 SelectionA Mighty Girl Book of the YearIf you like to think big, but some say you're too small, or they say you're too young or too slow or too tall. Meet Dr. Patricia bath is the second book in a brand new educational series about the inspirational lives of amazing scientists! In addition to the illustrated rhyming tale, you'll find a complete biography, fun facts, a colorful timeline of events, and even a note from Dr.
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin Amazing ScientistsTemple grandin―one of the world’s quirkiest science heroes! When young Temple was diagnosed with autism, no one expected her to talk, let alone become one of the most powerful voices in modern science. Knopf. Nsta best stem books for k-12 selectionnsta outstanding science trade books selectiondolly gray children's Literature Award RecipientA Mighty Girl Book of the Year If you’ve ever felt different, if you’ve ever been low, if you don’t quite fit in, there’s a name you should know… Meet Dr.
In addition to the illustrated rhyming tale, a colorful timeline of events, you’ll find a complete biography, fun facts, and even a note from Temple herself! Creston Books. Her unique mind allowed her to connect with animals in a special way, helping her invent groundbreaking improvements for farms around the globe! The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr.
Yet, the determined visual thinker did just that. Temple grandin is the first book in a brand new educational series about the inspirational lives of amazing scientists.
Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer ProgrammerShe would go down in history as Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer. Like her mother, math, she had a passion for science, and machines. And in demonstrating how the machine would be coded, she wrote the first computer program. It was a very good combination. A hundred years before the dawn of the digital age, Ada Lovelace envisioned the computer-driven world we know today.
Like her father, ada had a vivid imagination and a creative gift for connecting ideas in original ways. Simon & schuster/Paula Wiseman Books. Ala notable book amelia bloomer top ten book “stanley has been delighting and informing readers with her biographies for years, her considerable talents are once again on display…Hartland’s charmingly busy art, and here, reminiscent of Maira Kalman’s work, is full of wit.
Booklist starred review from nonfiction stars Diane Stanley and Jessie Hartland comes a beautifully illustrated biography of Ada Lovelace, who is known as the first computer programmer. Two hundred years ago, a daughter was born to the famous poet, Lord Byron, and his mathematical wife, Annabella. Diane stanley’s lyrical writing and Jessie Hartland’s vibrant illustrations capture the spirit of Ada Lovelace and bring her fascinating story vividly to life.
Creston Books. Knopf. Ada hoped that one day she could do something important with her creative and nimble mind.
Women Who Launched the Computer Age You Should MeetWith the you should meet series, learning about historical figures has never been so much fun! Creston Books. But when the eniac was presented to the press and public, the women were never introduced or given credit for their work. They learned to program without any programming languages or tools, and by the time they were finished, the ENIAC could run a complicated calculus equation in seconds.
Learn all about what they did and how their invention still matters today in this story of six amazing young women everyone should meet! A special section at the back of the book includes extras on subjects like history and math, plus interesting trivia facts about how computers have changed over time.
This book was chosen by the children’s book council as a best stem book of 2017! meet the women who programmed the first all-electronic computer and built the technological language kids today can’t live without in this fascinating, the ENIAC, six brilliant young women programmed the first all-electronic, programmable computer, part of a new series of biographies about people “you should meet!”In 1946, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a secret World War II project.
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Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless ScientistEugenie clark fell in love with sharks from the first moment she saw them at the aquarium. This is the story of Shark Lady. Includes a timeline of Eugenie's life and many fin-tastic shark facts! Creston Books. Sourcebks jabberwocky. Knopf. Determined to prove them wrong, Eugenie devoted her life to learning about sharks.
An amazon best book of the month! named a best children's Book of 2017 by Parents Magazine!This is the story of a woman who dared to dive, defy, discover, and inspire. Simon & schuster/Paula Wiseman Books. Simon Spotlight. But eugenie quickly discovered that many people believed sharks to be ugly and scary―and they didn't think women should be scientists.
She couldn't imagine anything more exciting than studying these graceful creatures. An inspiring story by critically acclaimed zoologist Jess Keating about finding the strength to discover truths that others aren't daring enough to see. After earning several college degrees and making countless discoveries, Eugenie wrote herself into the history of science, earning the nickname "Shark Lady.
Through her accomplishments, she taught the world that sharks were to be admired rather than feared and that women can do anything they set their minds to.
The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha HadidA washington post best children’s book of 2017 parents’ choice Recommended Get to know Zaha Hadid in this nonfiction picture book about the famed architect’s life and her triumph over adversity from celebrated author-illustrator Jeanette Winter. Zaha hadid grew up in Baghdad, Iraq, and dreamed of designing her own cities.
But as a muslim woman, Hadid faced many obstacles. Sourcebks jabberwocky. After studying architecture in London, she opened her own studio and started designing buildings. Determined to succeed, she worked hard for many years, and achieved her goals—and now you can see the buildings Hadid has designed all over the world.
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Hello Ruby: Journey Inside the ComputerFrom bits and logic gates to computer hardware, in Journey Inside the Computer, Ruby and her readers! will learn the basic elements of the machines that power our world. Sourcebks jabberwocky. Simon & schuster/Paula Wiseman Books. Knopf. Then future kid coders can put their knowledge and imaginations to work with fun activities.
What exactly is a computer? how does it work? what is it made of? learn all this and more with Ruby!In Ruby's world anything is possible if you put your mind to it―even fixing her father's broken computer! Join Ruby and her new friend, Mouse, on an imaginative journey through the insides of a computer in search of the missing Cursor.
What i love about it is that it introduces programming without requiring a computer at all. GeekMom. Com creston Books. Simon Spotlight. Praise for linda liukas and the hello ruby series:"Linda Liukas wants kids to understand and embrace basic computer logic, so that they later formulate code in the same effortless and creative way they build structures with LEGO.
The wall street journal"hello Ruby by Linda Liukas is half picture book and half activity book rolled into one adorable package.
Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and LinesThe bold story of maya Lin, the visionary artist-architect who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. You may be familiar with the iconic Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Sourcebks jabberwocky. Knopf. Holt. Simon Spotlight. But do you know about the artist-architect who created this landmark?As a child, Maya Lin loved to study the spaces around her.
Simon & schuster/Paula Wiseman Books. The daughter of a clay artist and a poet, Maya grew up with art and learned to think with her hands as well as her mind. She explored the forest in her backyard, observing woodland creatures, and used her house as a model to build tiny towns out of paper and scraps. From her first experiments with light and lines to the height of her success nationwide, this is the story of an inspiring American artist: the visionary artist-architect who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
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