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Author Calkhoven, Laurie.

Title WOMEN WHO LAUNCHED THE COMPUTER AGE / by Laurie Calkhoven ; illustrated by Alyssa Petersen.

Publication Info. New York : Simon Spotlight, [2016]

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3 copies ordered for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction on 03-15-2018.
Edition Simon Spotlight Edition.
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series You should meet
Ready-to-read
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.). -- Provided by publisher.
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.
Audience Age 6-8.
Subject Women computer scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Computer scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women computer programmers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Computer programmers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
ENIAC (Computer) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Computer industry -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Petersen, Alyssa, illustrator.
ISBN 9781481470476 : HRD 16.99
1481470477 : HRD 16.99

 
    
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