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A Mighty Girl's 2017 Books of the Year

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  1. Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code

    Illustrator: Katy Wu

    Grace Hopper was a software tester, a creative inventor, and a top-notch mentor — but she was also a famous rule-breaker, risk-taker, and sometimes a real trouble-maker! In this riveting picture book biography of the woman nicknamed "Amazing Grace," author Laurie Wallmark captures the determination and cleverness of the woman who invented the COBOL computer language, allowing people to "talk" to computers with typed commands. Fun anecdotes — like the time she found a literal bug in the computer — provide a glimpse into the extraordinary life of this accomplished woman, who knew that quick thinking and insatiable curiosity were the key to pushing a (sometimes reluctant) world forward.

    Ages: 5 - 9
    Price: $11.98
  2. Love Is

    Author: Diane Adams
    Illustrator: Claire Keane

    When a little girl meets a lost duckling, it's love at first sight! The pair are soon inseparable, but that doesn't mean there aren't challenges. Despite their love for one another, they clash over everything from midnight feedings to messes to bathtime. But as both girl and duckling grow, they realize there's something even more important to learn about love: that love means holding tight sometimes, but also letting go. Parents and children alike will adore this sweet book about growing up and the joys of offering and returning love.

    Ages: 3 - 7
    Price: $11.44
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