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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
Author
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
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
Interest level
LG
LC call number
QA76.2.A2
LC item number
C35 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 3
Reading level
5.6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Petersen, Alyssa
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
  • You should meet
  • Ready-to-read. Level three
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women computer scientists
  • Computer scientists
  • Women computer programmers
  • Computer programmers
  • ENIAC (Computer)
  • Computer industry
  • Biography
Target audience
preschool
Label
Women who launched the computer age, by Laurie Calkhoven ; illustrated by Alyssa Petersen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The world before computers -- World at war -- Meet the human computers -- Top secret! -- The amazing ENIAC -- Trailblazers -- But wait...there's more!
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Simon Spotlight Edition.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781518218736
Lccn
2016021574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)950004277
  • (OCoLC)ocn950004277
  • 565033
Label
Women who launched the computer age, by Laurie Calkhoven ; illustrated by Alyssa Petersen
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The world before computers -- World at war -- Meet the human computers -- Top secret! -- The amazing ENIAC -- Trailblazers -- But wait...there's more!
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Simon Spotlight Edition.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9781518218736
Lccn
2016021574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)950004277
  • (OCoLC)ocn950004277
  • 565033

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