Girls Who Code

Reshma Saujani
Item #82173

Part how-to, part girl-empowerment, and all fun, this book encourages us to close the gender gap in tech. Girls Who Code is bursting with dynamic artwork, includes down-to-earth explanations of coding principles, and features real-life stories of girls and women who are working in coding at places like Pixar and NASA.
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Description

This graphically animated book shows what a huge role computer science plays in our lives and how much fun it can be. Whether you’re a girl who’s never coded before, a girl who codes, or a parent raising one, this entertaining book will have you itching to create your own apps, games, and robots to make the world a better place. No matter your interest, coding can help you do what you love and make your dreams come true.

*A New York Times bestseller

Publisher: Penguin Random House
Age Range: 8 - 12 years
Hardcover

Author: Reshma Saujani
Size: 7.5 x 9
Pages: 176
Author Bio
Reshma Saujani is the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology while teaching girls confidence and bravery through coding. A lifelong activist, Reshma was the first Indian American woman to run for U.S. Congress. She’s been named a Fortune 40 under 40, a WSJ Magazine Innovator of the Year, and one of the Most Powerful Women Changing the World by Forbes. She is the author of three books, including Women Who Don’t Wait In Line and the New York Times Bestseller Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World. Reshma lives in New York City with her husband, Nihal, their son, Shaan, and their bulldog, Stanley.
Table of Contents

1 - Why Coding?
2 - How to talk to your computer
3 - Putting it all together
4 - Getting started
5 - Cracking the "code"
6 - Debugging
7 - Video games
8 - Digital art and design
9 - Robots
10 - Websites, mobile apps, and online security

Conclusion
Glossary
Acknowledgments
Index

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