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Grace Hopper : queen of computer code

Author: Laurie Wallmark; Katy Wu
Publisher: New York : Sterling Children's Books, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a children's book biography of Grace Hopper, who played a prominent role in the early days of computers.--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Picture books
Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Grace Murray Hopper; Grace Murray Hopper; Grace Murray Hopper; Grace Murray Hopper; Grace Murray Hopper
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Wallmark; Katy Wu
ISBN: 9781454920007 1454920009
OCLC Number: 957554737
Target Audience: Age 8.
Description: 46 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: written by Laurie Wallmark ; illustrated by Katy Wu.

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This book tells the inspirational story of Grace Hopper, an amazing woman with a passion for maths, an insatiable curiosity and the firm belief that "it's easier to ask for forgiveness than... to get  Read more...

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