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Author Smibert, Angie, author.

Title Inventing the personal computer / by Angie Smibert.

Publication Info. Mankato, NM : The Child's World, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 004.16 SMI    DUE 11-04-18
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 004.16 SMI    Available
Description 24 pages : some color illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series The spark of invention
Spark of invention.
Note "Momentum"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 23-24) and index.
Contents Early days -- Microprocessors -- Altair 8800 -- Apple.
Summary "Narrative nonfiction text presents the story of the personal computer's invention: why there was a need for it, its design and testing, the science behind it, and its lasting impact. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, infographics, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author"--Publisher.
Subject Microcomputers -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Microcomputers -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 1634074580

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