Ada's Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World's First Computer Programmer

10 best books like Ada's Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World's First Computer Programmer (Fiona Robinson): The Honeybee, Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine, Dorothea's Eyes: Dorothea Lange Photographs the Truth, Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, A Poem for Peter, Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles, Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code, Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea: Marie Tharp Maps the Ocean Floor, A Boy and His Bunny, Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions

The Honeybee
AuthorKirsten Hall
Buzz from flower to flower with a sweet honeybee in this timely, clever, and breathtakingly gorgeous picture book from critically acclaimed author Kirsten Hall and award-winning illustrator Isabelle Arsenault.


What’s that?
Do you hear it?
You’re near it.
AuthorHeather Lang
On November 19, 1916, at 8:25 a.m., Ruth Law took off on a flight that aviation experts thought was doomed. She set off to fly nonstop from Chicago to New York City. Sitting at the controls of her small bi-plane, exposed to the elements, Law battled fierce winds and numbing cold. When her engine ran out of...
AuthorBarb Rosenstock
After a childhood bout of polio left her with a limp, all Dorothea Lange wanted to do was disappear. But this desire not to be seen helped her learn how to blend into the background and observe others acutely. With a passion for the artistic life, and in spite of her family’s disapproval, Dorothea pursued...
Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos
AuthorMonica Brown
The fascinating Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is remembered for her dramatic self-portrait paintings featuring bold and vibrant colors. Her artwork brought attention to Mexican and indigenous culture with images renowned in celebrating the female form.

Brown's story recounts Frida's...
AuthorAndrea Davis Pinkney
A celebration of the extraordinary life of Ezra Jack Keats, creator of The Snowy Day.

The story of The Snowy Day begins more than one hundred years ago, when Ezra Jack Keats was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. The family were struggling Polish immigrants, and despite Keats’s obvious talent, his...
AuthorPatricia Valdez
For fans of Ada Twist: Scientist comes a fascinating picture book biography of a pioneering female scientist--who loved reptiles!

Back in the days of long skirts and afternoon teas, young Joan Procter entertained the most unusual party guests: slithery and scaly ones, who turned over teacups...
AuthorLaurie Wallmark
“If you’ve got a good idea, and you know it’s going to work, go ahead and do it.” The picture book biography of Grace Hopper—the boundary-breaking woman who revolutionized computer science.

Who was Grace Hopper? A software tester, workplace jester, cherished mentor, ace inventor,...
AuthorRobert Burleigh
Filled with gorgeous illustrations by acclaimed artist Raúl Colón, this illustrated biography shares the story of female scientist, Marie Tharp, a pioneering woman scientist and the first person to ever successfully map the ocean floor.

Marie Tharp was always fascinated by the ocean....
AuthorSean Bryan
I have finally read the prequel and sequel to A Girl and Her Gator by Sean Bryan and Tom Murphy. Having read the entire trilogy (perhaps with more to come), I feel like my life is complete. These are some of my most favorite picture books of all time.

The genius started in 2005 with A Boy and His Bunny...
AuthorChris Barton
A cool idea with a big splash.

You know the Super Soaker. It’s one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. Trying to create a new cooling system for refrigerators and air conditioners, impressive inventor Lonnie Johnson instead created the mechanics for the...
AuthorJen Bryant
An inspiring picture-book biography of Louis Braille—a blind boy so determined to read that he invented his own alphabet.
Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else, and what he wanted more than anything was to...
Lost and Found Cat : The True Story of Kunkush's Incredible Journey
AuthorDoug Kuntz
The true story about one cat’s journey to be reunited with his war-torn family has been seen by millions of people and is now a heartwarming picture book.

When an Iraqi family is forced to flee their home, they can’t bear to leave their beloved cat, Kunkush, behind. So they carry him with them...
Everything is Mama
AuthorJimmy Fallon
The follow-up to NBC's The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon's #1 New York Times–bestseller Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada.

Everything is . . .


Jimmy Fallon, one of the most popular entertainers in the world, was on a mission with his first children's book to have...
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