Cracks the Code
A Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Chapter Book
This historical novel, part of the New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series, brings to life one of history's most colorful and brilliant characters. To write this text, I traveled to the places Lovelace lived and studied, and spent hours in the British Library and Oxford's Bodleian leafing through this pioneering computer scientist's original correspondence with luminaries from Charles Babbage to Charles Dickens.
"Filled with examples of creativity sparked by small observations, this detailed look at the earliest days of modern computing is engaging, informative, and inspiring."