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Ada Byron Lovelace and the thinking machine

Wallmark, Laurie (author.). Chu, April, (illustrator.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1939547202
  • ISBN: 9781939547200
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Berkeley : Creston Books, LLC., [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note: Text in English.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: Offers an illustrated telling of the story of Ada Byron Lovelace, from her early creative fascination with mathematics and science and her devastating bout with measles, to the ground-breaking algorithm she wrote for Charles Babbage's analytical engine.
Target Audience Note:
Elementary Grade
Language Note:
Text in English.
Subject: Computers History 19th century
Mathematicians Great Britain Biography
Women computer programmers Great Britain Biography
Women mathematicians Great Britain Biography
Babbage, Charles 1791-1871
Lovelace, Ada King Countess of 1815-1852

Laurie Wallmark has published stories in Highlights, Cricket, and other children's magazines. When not writing, she teaches computer science. Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine is her first book. Visit her blog at

April Chu began her career as an architect with a degree from the University of California, Berkeley, but decided to return to her true passion of illustrating and storytelling. She lives and works in Oakland, California. Her previous book, In a Village by the Sea, is also a Creston title and received starred reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly, as well as a rave review from the New York Times and Fuse #8. Learn more about her at

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