Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code, by Laurie Wallmark and Katy Wu

Written by Laurie Wallmark, Illustrated by Katy Wu

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code demonstrates to the reader persistence in problem solving. This biography explains Grace’s importance in the world of computer science, engineering, and math in a way that is easy to understand. Parts of the book also document stories about Grace’s childhood, her insatiable curiosity, and her love of learning. The illustrations are colorful and interesting. Some pages include inspirational quotations. This would be an excellent book to help introduce students to STEM processes.

Review by Joell Wilkins, School Technology Specialist, Farnsworth and Woodstock Elementary Schools
Rating: ★★★★½ (4.5 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 3-8

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code
Written by Laurie Wallmark, Illustrated by Katy Wu
Sterling Children’s Books
48 pages
Release Date: May 17, 2017

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