Computers touch our lives everyday, in countless ways, but how do they know what to do? How do we communicate with them and they with each other? Computer language! Grace Hopper was a pioneer in computer programming, a woman whose scientific research led to computer-language tools and technology still in use today. Her story is filled with trial and error, and, in this book, readers can follow her journey step by step.
This is Book 1 in the Smithsonian Little Explorer: Little Inventor Series. See all Smithsonian Little Explorer: Little Inventor books here.
Nancy Loewen has published many books for kids. She's a two-time Minnesota Book Award finalist (Four to the Pole and The LAST Day of Kindergarten) and the recipient of a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Educational Publishers (Writer's Toolbox series). She holds an MFA from Hamline University in St. Paul. Nancy has two children and liv...More about Nancy Loewen