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Hedy Lamarr's double life / written by Laurie Wallmark ; illustrated by Katy Wu.

Wallmark, Laurie, (author.). Wu, Katy, (illustrator.).

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Homer Public Library JB LAMARR 000162629 Children's Library -- New Place on copy / volume Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781454926917
  • ISBN: 1454926910
  • Physical Description: 42 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Sterling Children's Books, [2019]

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Summary, etc.:
Hedy Lamarr became a movie legend, but her true loves were always science and engineering. During World War II, Hedy collaborated with another inventor on an innovative technology called frequency hopping. It was designed to prevent the enemy from jamming torpedo radio signals and commanding weapons to go off course. Frequency hopping is still used today to keep our cell phone messages private and defend our computers from hackers. In this biography, meet the real Hedy Lamarr : not only a beloved film star, but a visionary scientist who helped create the world we live in today.
Subject: Lamarr, Hedy, 1913-2000 > Juvenile literature.
Actresses > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Spread spectrum communications > Juvenile literature.
Inventors > Biography > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, Female > Juvenile literature.
Lamarr, Hedy, 1913-2000.
Telecommunication > Biography.
Inventors.
Actors and actresses.
Women > Biography.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Biography & Autobiography > Performing Arts.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Biography & Autobiography > Science & Technology.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Girls & Women.
Lamarr, Hedy, 1913-2000.
Actresses.
Inventors.
Military participation > Female.
Spread spectrum communications.
United States.
Actors > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Telecommunication > Juvenile literature.
Women inventors > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Inventors > Biography > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Juvenile literature.
Actors.
Telecommunication.
Women inventors.
Inventors.
World War, 1939-1945.
Genre: Biographies.
Biographies.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.