Programming Pioneer Ada Lovelace

From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Do you enjoy playing computer games or learning programming code? As a child, Ada Lovelace loved learning about math and science. As an adult, she used that knowledge to create the first computer program—before electronic computers even existed!

When Lovelace was a child, girls didn’t typically study math. But she loved the subject and often dreamed about new machines. Lovelace learned from famous mathematicians and became friends with inventor and engineer Charles Babbage. Realizing the full potential of his calculating machines, she became a pioneer of computer programming. But how did she get there? Find out how Lovelace’s determination helped her become the first computer programmer.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject STEM, STEM: Interdisciplinary
Copyright 2017
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 6.4
BISACS JNF007120, JNF012040, JNF007090
Dewey 510.92
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 920
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 5.9
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 183062
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Sidebars, Source notes, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, Timeline, and eSource

Author: Valerie Bodden

Valerie Bodden is a freelance author and editor. She has written more than 100 children's nonfiction books and lives in Wisconsin with her husband and four children.

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STEM Trailblazer Bios

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