Crack open this book and set off on several fun missions — while simultaneously learning the basics of writing code. Want to make a website from scratch? Create an app? Build a game?
All the tools are here, laid out in a user-friendly format that leads kids on an imaginary quest to keep a valuable diamond safe from dangerous jewel thieves.
Presented by Young Rewired State — an international collective of tech-savvy kids — in easy-to-follow, bite-size chunks, the real-life coding skills taught in this engaging, comprehensive guide may just set young readers on the path to becoming technology stars of the future.--from the publisher
208 pages 978-0763692766 Ages 9-12
Keywords: coding, computer games, website, computers, technology, how to, information, how things work, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, science, Science Curriculum, STEM, fiction, adventure
Also in this series: Get Coding 2
This is a how-to code book written as the adventure of two scientists and their dog who are off on a mission to save a diamond. Readers are invited to join in figuring out how to code to successfully bring the diamond back. As the adventure progresses, the coding intensifies and becomes more difficult eventually involving HTML, CSS and Java Script.
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com