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When Grace Hopper Was Young

$ 12.99
MCA Gold Award
Audience: preschool (ages 3 and above)

This book depicts the story of young Grace Hopper in a way that children love to read/see /hear. Grace Hopper was a female mathematician and naval officer who highlighted her legacy in computer technology by developing the first commercial electronic computer and naval application. Hopper was born and raised during a time when there was limited opportunity for women. Hopper succeeded in a male-dominated field and organization, and proudly obtained her doctorate. This reference concerns a fascinating account of her childhood. As a seven-year-old, she took an alarm clock to pieces to find out how it worked. Her curiosity and spontaneous actions encouraged her to build her career and succeed at a time of male-dominance.

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