The daughter of 19th-century poet Lord Byron, Ada was tutored in science and mathematics from a very early age. Armed with the fundamentals of math and engineering, she came into her own as a woman of ideas--equal parts mathematician and philosopher. Full color.x 11.
Ada Lovelace is recognised today as history's first computer programmer - she imagined them 100 years before they existed!
"Priceman fills the pages with numbers, letters, and mathematical computations--at one point, Lovelace soars above the city, borne on angel wings of numerals and symbols.[Lovelace] emerges as an independent innovator whose enthusiasms are contagious, and an afterword offers additional fascinating details."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
Tanya Lee Stone loves to write about women pushing boundaries. She is the award-winning author of The House that Jane Built, Who Said Women Can't Be Doctors?, and Elizabeth Leads the Way. She lives in Burlington, Vermont. tanyastone.com
Marjorie Priceman has twice received Caldecott Honors, one for her illustrations in Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin! and one for Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride. She is the illustrator of Who Said Women Can't Be Doctors? by Tanya Lee Stone. She lives in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.