9781619303256

Technology Cool Women Who Code

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  • ISBN13:

    9781619303256

  • ISBN10:

    1619303256

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/11/2015
  • Publisher: Nomad Press

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Summary

Do you listen to music with an MP3 player or read books on a tablet? Do you play multiplayer video games with people on the other side of the world? Do you have a robot cleaning your kitchen? Maybe not yet, but someday!

In Technology: Cool Women Who Code, kids in grades four through six learn about the thrilling effort that goes into researching, inventing, programming, and producing the technology we use today, from iPods to mechanical limbs. Young readers discover exactly what technology is, how it evolved, and where the future may lead. They also meet three women who have contributed to the field in critical ways, including Grace Hopper and Shaundra Bryant Daily.

Technology: Cool Women Who Code combines high-interest content with links to online primary sources and essential questions that further expand kids’ knowledge and understanding of a topic they come in contact with every day. Compelling portraits of women who have excelled in meeting the challenges of their field keep kids interested and infused with a sense of possibility and determination.

Author Biography

Andi Diehn is a writer, editor, and book critic with a BA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College. She has published dozens of articles, stories, and essays, and is the author of Explore Poetry! With 25 Great Projects from Nomad Press. She lives in Enfield, New Hampshire, with her family.

Table of Contents

Intro: The Technology We Live With
Chapter 1: Grace Hopper
Chapter 2: Shaundra Bryant Daily
Chapter 3: To Come
Glossary
Resources
Index

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