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The Resource Women who launched the computer age, by Laurie Calkhoven ; illustrated by Alyssa Petersen

Women who launched the computer age, by Laurie Calkhoven ; illustrated by Alyssa Petersen

Label
Women who launched the computer age
Title
Women who launched the computer age
Statement of responsibility
by Laurie Calkhoven ; illustrated by Alyssa Petersen
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • True story of six women who programmed the ENIAC computer as part of a secret WWII mission. They learned to program the computer without any software, instructions or tools (none existed.). --
  • The story of Jean Jennings, Kay McNulty, Frances Bilas, Ruth Lichterman, Betty Snyder, and Marlyn Wescoff, who were chosen to work on the ENIAC computer
Member of
Summary
True story of six women who programmed the ENIAC computer as part of a secret WWII mission. They learned to program the computer without any software, instructions or tools (none existed.). --
Award
Best STEM Books, 2017
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10527138
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Calkhoven, Laurie
Dewey number
  • 004.092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Age 6-8
LC call number
QA76.2.A2
LC item number
C35 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
880
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Petersen, Alyssa
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
  • You should meet
  • Ready-to-read. Level three
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women computer scientists
  • Computer scientists
  • Women computer programmers
  • Computer programmers
  • ENIAC (Computer)
  • Computer industry
  • Computer industry
  • Computer programmers
  • Computer scientists
  • ENIAC (Computer)
  • Women computer programmers
  • Women computer scientists
  • United States
  • Women computer scientists
  • Computer scientists
  • Women computer programmers
  • Computer programmers
  • Women
  • ENIAC (Computer)
  • Computer industry
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Women who launched the computer age, by Laurie Calkhoven ; illustrated by Alyssa Petersen
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The world before computers -- World at war -- Meet the human computers -- Top secret! -- The amazing ENIAC -- Trailblazers -- But wait...there's more!
Control code
ocn950004277
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Simon Spotlight Edition.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781481470476
Lccn
2016021574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)950004277
Label
Women who launched the computer age, by Laurie Calkhoven ; illustrated by Alyssa Petersen
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The world before computers -- World at war -- Meet the human computers -- Top secret! -- The amazing ENIAC -- Trailblazers -- But wait...there's more!
Control code
ocn950004277
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Simon Spotlight Edition.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781481470476
Lccn
2016021574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)950004277

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