Dreaming in Code: Ada Byron Lovelace, Computer Pioneer

By MCCULLY, Emily Arnold.

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ISBN
9780763693565
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on March 1, 2019  |  Middle To High School

Gr 5–8—Ada Lovelace (1815–1852), daughter of poet Lord Bryon, was raised in privilege by her mother, married into an aristocratic, titled family, and received an outstanding education for a woman in the 19th-century. Always inquisitive and showing qualities of genius, Ada had the best tutors in mathematics and science. She met many important men of science, including inventor Charles Babbage. They worked ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

Born during the Industrial Revolution, Ada Byron Lovelace endured a childhood apart from her estranged poet father, Lord Byron, and controlled by a mother who possessed scant ability to nurture her daughter. Consequently, Lovelace's childhood was one of neglect and cruelty, albeit one marked by strong educational opportunities. Lovelace followed the conventions of the times by marrying and bearing children, two roles she was ill-equipped to handle. Still, because her husband adored her, she was able to pursue her scientific interests and maintain a friendship with Ch...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

Born during the Industrial Revolution, Ada Byron Lovelace endured a childhood apart from her estranged poet father, Lord Byron, and controlled by a mother who possessed scant ability to nurture her daughter. Consequently, Lovelace's childhood was one of neglect and cruelty, albeit one marked by strong educational opportunities. Lovelace followed the conventions of the times by marrying and bearing children, two roles she was ill-equipped to handle. Still, because her husband adored her, she was able to pursue her scientific interests and maintain a friendship with Ch...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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