ADA BYRON LOVELACE AND THE THINKING MACHINE Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine is a picture book biography about this amazing woman and her accomplishments. The back matter contains a more detailed explanation of her program, as well as a discussion of Ada's remarkable predictions about computers of the future. This book ties in with both ELA and math Common Core standards.
SELECTED AWARDS Four Starred Reviews:
Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, School Library Journal
CBC/NSTA Best STEM Books of 2017
Cook Prize Honor Book
Outstanding Science Trade Book (National Science Teachers Association)
Eureka! Nonfiction Children's Book Award (California Reading Association)
Top Ten Science and Health Books for Youth (Booklist)
Amelia Bloomer List (American Library Association)
SELECTED REVIEWS "A splendidly inspiring introduction to an unjustly overlooked woman."
-- Kirkus (starred review)
"A beautiful tribute to this female computer pioneer."
-- Booklist (starred review)
"...an inspiring and informative account of 19th-century mathematician Lovelace."
-- Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"An excellent addition to STEM collections."
-- School Library Journal (starred review>
"Wallmark manages to create an atmosphere of suspense as she clearly lays out the steps Ada took to come up with the first algorithm..."
-- New York Times