Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer by Diane Stanley is a captivating book that delves into the life of Ada Lovelace, a woman ahead of her time. The book takes us on a journey from Ada’s early years to her collaboration with Charles Babbage as they began the development of the first computer. Diane Stanley’s beautiful illustrations bring the story to life as we learn about Ada’s interests and ideas for inventions. Readers will be inspired by Ada’s determination to make her mark in the male-dominated world of science in 19th-century England.
This book not only celebrates Ada’s remarkable achievements but also highlights the challenges women in science have faced and continue to face. Overall, Ada Lovelace Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer is a must-read for anyone interested in women’s history in science and technology.