ASHA and Baz Meet Hedy Lamarr (Paperback)
In book 2 of the Asha and Baz series, readers once more dive into the past--this time to learn about famous actor and inventor Hedy Lamarr
Computer class is off to a rocky start for Asha and Baz They've been given a Coding Challenge and must correctly code instructions to send a digital frog across a computer screen. But they can't seem to figure it out. With their reputation as the smartest kids in their class at stake, the pair turn to their magic stick for answers. They use it to draw their coding problem in the sand and are transported back in time to 1941 Hollywood to meet Hedy Lamarr, leaving them even more confused: How can an actor help them solve the Coding Challenge?
But when they learn there's a war happening and that Hedy Lamar has been hard at work inventing a device to help with war efforts, the kids realize her problem-solving skills may be just what they need. Coding, frequency hopping, and more await in Asha and Baz Meet Hedy Lamarr
Themes: children's books on STEM/STEAM, early reader, women in science, women in history, female inventors, gender equality.
Science activity in book can be replicated in schools or at home using simple supplies. Instructions provided in story.l
Time travel takes two friends to the 1940s for valuable lessons on problem-solving and perseverance.-- BookLife
About the Author
Caroline Fernandez is an award-winning author of children's books, magazine feature articles and blog posts. Filed away, in her office, is an English degree from McMaster University and a Teacher of English as a Second Language Certificate. She is the author of the popular Boredom Busters series, Stop Reading This Book, The Adventures of Grandmasaurus series and more! Caroline writes, drinks tea, and bakes in Toronto, ON. Follow on Twitter and Instagram: @ParentClub.From a very young age in Mumbai, India, Dharmali Patel knew that she would be drawing, painting, or animating for her entire life. By age 6, her parents understood that drawing, crafting and all things creative was going to light her path, and ultimately lead her to her career as a visual artist. After mastering crayons, pastels, and finger paints... Dharmali made her way to Mumbai-Rachna Sansad School of Applied Arts, majoring in Illustration. She studied further at Vancouver Film School, where she earned her Bachelors in 2D Classical animation. In the past 20 years, she has worn the hats of Animation Director, Art Director, Visual Development Artist, Designer, and Illustrator. Every day, she loves to make art that is visually pleasing and engaging for people of all ages. Dharmali is honored that authors trust her with their beautiful words, and allow her to visually conceive the world and characters that ultimately become their books. She hopes that her imagery will inspire young minds with beautiful design, provocative lighting, and emotive characterizations that encourage a love of reading and beautiful art.Currently, Dharmali lives and works in Toronto.