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Ada's Ideas

Written & illustrated by Fiona Robinson
Published by Abrams
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Ada Lovelace (1815–1852) was the daughter of Lord Byron, a poet, and Anna Isabella Milbanke, a mathematician. Her parents separated when she was young, and her mother insisted on a logic-focused education, rejecting Byron’s “mad” love of poetry. But Ada remained fascinated with her father and considered mathematics “poetical science.” Via her friendship with inventor Charles Babbage, she became involved in “programming” his Analytical Engine, a precursor to the computer, thus becoming the world’s first computer programmer. This picture book biography of Ada Lovelace is a compelling portrait of a woman who saw the potential for numbers to make art.

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Who Wrote Ada's Ideas

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Fiona Robinson

<b>Fiona Robinson</b> is the author/illustrator of <i>Whale Shines</i> and <i>What Animals Really Like</i>, among other picture books. <i>What Animals Really Like</i> received the 2012 Irma Black Award, and Bank Street named it one of the 2012 Best Children’s Books. Her work has been honored by the Royal Academy of Arts.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781419718724
Publication Date:
August 2, 2016
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2016004363
ASIN/ISBN 10:
141971872X
Lexile® Level:
900L
ATOS® Book Level:
5.09
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
192157
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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