Coding Block Party

CATastrophe! A Story of PatternsCATastrophe! A Story of Patterns Bookcover

by Stephens, Ann Marie

Nine kittens go on an exciting boating adventure that’s a (funny) cat astrophe in this playful picture book that demonstrates the key math concept of patterns.



Pitter PatternPitter Pattern Bookcover

by Hesselberth, Joyce

An expert blend of fiction and nonfiction, this beautiful and innovative character-driven picture book is an ideal read-aloud for classrooms, family story times, and for fans of Hervé Tullet, Lois Ehlert, Steve Jenkins, and Joyce Sidman.


Laptop Bug & Rip, Rip, Rip!Laptop Bug & Rip, Rip, Rip! Bookcover

by Jones, Cath

Young readers will love these charming stories about a pesky computer bug and a misbehaving dog. Introductory pages provide tips for children learning to read and fun activity ideas for after reading.




Bad Robot!Bad Robot! Bookcover

by Dale, Elizabeth

Rob the robot is misbehaving. He doesn’t stop, even when Max and his mom tell him to. With carefully leveled text, young readers can follow along and find out what he does next!




Lucy Lopez: Coding StarLucy Lopez: Coding Star Bookcover

by Mills, Claudia

Talented Lucy Lopez finds her passion when she joins an after-school coding camp, but can her older sister come to terms with their shared hobby?





Shine on, Luz Veliz!Back to nature Bookcover

by Balcárcel, Rebecca

A beautiful coming-of-age story for fans of Front Desk and Merci Suárez Changes Gears, this book celebrates identity, language, heritage, family, and the determination to follow one’s own inner light.




Brazaletes para los hermanos de BinaBrazaletes para los hermanos de Bina Bookcover

by LaRocca, Rajani

Ahora en edici n biling e ingles-espanol! Para la celebraci n hindo Raksha Bandhan, Bina decide regalarles a sus hermanos brazaletes de cuentas hechos por ella misma. Para eso averigua que colores le gusta a cada uno y cuales no, y se pone manos a la obra. Al seguir patrones de cuentas de colores alternados, uno y uno, Bina descubre algo nuevo sobre los patrones… y sobre sus hermanos.


Piensa como un científico de la computaciónPiensa como un científico de la computación Bookcover

by O’Brien, Cynthia

Computer scientists know how to follow steps, spot patterns, and fix problems to reach a goal. Read about how anyone can learn to think like a computer scientist!



Code this!Code this! Bookcover

by Szymanski, Jennifer

Programming concepts come to life in this kid-friendly intro to the basics of computer science and coding, with puzzles, games, and quirky characters.




Code Your Own Games!Code Your Own Games! Bookcover

by Wainewright, Max

With the key coding concepts explained in this book, now updated with Scratch Version 3.0, any kid can become a super-coder!



The History of the ComputerThe Sun Bookcover

by Ignotofsky, Rachel

A strikingly illustrated overview of the computing machines that have changed our world–from the abacus to the smartphone–and the people who made them!



Robots and Drones: Past, Present, and Future BookcoverRobots and Drones: Past, Present, and Future

by Scott, Mairghread

In factories! In the sky! In your cars and phones! In your own home! Robots are everywhere! And they have been for a lot longer than you might realize.




Coding Activities for Building Databases with SQL BookcoverCoding Activities for Building Databases with SQL

by Mullin, Sarah

Databases are everywhere, from social media and gaming to finance, government, and healthcare. Wrangling data into an organized and easily accessible form is key to unlocking better entertainment, cures for diseases, and reducing crime in our modern world.




Coding Activities for Building Websites with HTML Bookcover Coding Activities for Building Websites with HTML

by Furgang, Adam

With the use of the computer language HTML, it is possible for anyone to learn the basics and get started on the road to creating a website. The step-by-step activities in this guidebook help readers explore tags, color hex codes, URLs, linking webpages, and the use of graphics and photographs.




Coding Activities for Coding Robots with LEGO Mindstorms BookcoverCoding Activities for Coding Robots with LEGO Mindstorms

by Hillman, Emilee

Using a LEGO Mindstorms kit requires users to build and customize a robot and then learn to program it to control its operation. In this compelling volume, readers will learn how to get started using LEGO Mindstorms robots by completing a series of hands-on coding activities.




Coding Activities for Developing Music with Sonic Pi Bookcover Coding Activities for Developing Music with Sonic Pi

by Small, Cathleen

Those with an interest in coding and a talent for music can use Sonic Pi, a live coding environment based on the Ruby programming language, to create simple tunes or masterful compositions.




Coding Activities for Writing Stories in Twine BookcoverCoding Activities for Writing Stories in Twine

by Rauf, Don

Far beyond simply writing text, Twine gives users the tools necessary for developing their stories into full-fledged narratives. This book offers a series of captivating and accessible activities that highlight the unique functionality of the Twine software, including its supported programming languages.




Coding Activities for Building Apps with Python BookcoverCoding Activities for Building Apps with Python

by Small, Cathleen

With this hands-on guidebook, readers will learn how to code using Python, a popular and highly functional programming language. Readers will code short programs that perform mathematical computations, compare data, store variables, and even produce simple games.




Homemade Robots BookcoverHomemade Robots

by Sarafan, Randy

Readers will use a computer fan and a cake tin to make a nervous bot that vibrates across the floor, build a rolling barrel robot using a paint can and servo motor, and make an unpredictable rolling bot from an over-sized tennis ball and a scrubbing brush, plus plenty more.




Build A Robot! Bookcover Build A Robot!

by Venable, Colleen A. F.

Inside this volume of Maker Comics, First Second’s DIY comic series, you’ll find step-by-step instructions on how to construct six different robots!




Coding BookcoverCoding

by Szymanski, Jennifer

This brand-new series demonstrates how math skills can be applied to high-interest topics and careers in Coding, Building, Tracking Animals, and Space Exploration. The K-2 math concepts include counting 1-100 with basic addition and subtraction, using the power of 10, measuring, and simple geometry.



Everything You Need to Ace Computer Science and Coding in One Big Fat Notebook BookcoverEverything You Need to Ace Computer Science and Coding in One Big Fat Notebook

by Smith, Grant

This Big Fat Notebook makes it all “sink in” with key concepts, mnemonic devices, definitions, diagrams, and doodles to help you understand computer science.




Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Coding BookcoverCool Careers Without College for People Who Love Coding

by Powell, Asher

This comprehensive career guide helps readers take a close look at coding as a career path and gives them a long, actionable list for turning their interests into a career across a variety of fields. Whether a student is interested in games, engineering, design, or systems administration, each career path comes with a detailed list of resources and first-person accounts from professionals in the field.



Coding Projects in Python BookcoverCoding Projects in Python

A straightforward, visual guide that shows young learners how to build their own computer projects using Python, an easy yet powerful free programming language available for download.




Cool Coding: Filled with Fantastic Facts for Kids of All Ages BookcoverCool Coding: Filled with Fantastic Facts for Kids of All Ages

by Hansen, Robert

A fun, accessible guide to computers and coding for older children and curious adults. This fun and quirky book provides a fascinating introduction to the world of computer coding, organized into handy bite-sized chunks. Coding, now firmly part of the National Curriculum, is a huge subject and can seem slightly impenetrable, especially to parents, and that’s where this book comes in.

How to Code BookcoverHow to Code

by Wainewright, Max

This book teaches you all the basic concepts, including Loops, Variables, and Selection, and then develops your skills further until you can create your own website and more! Learn how to use Logo, build games in Scratch, program projects in Python, experiment with HTML, and make interactive web pages with JavaScript.



Learn to Program with Scratch BookcoverLearn to Program with Scratch

by Marji, Majed

Author Majed Marji uses Scratch to explain the concepts essential to solving real-world programming problems. The labeled, color-coded blocks plainly show each logical step in a given script, and with a single click, you can even test any part of your script to check your logic.




Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future with 20 Projects BookcoverRobotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future with 20 Projects

by Ceceri, Kathy

Once, robots were only found in science fiction books and movies. Today, robots are everywhere! In this book, children ages 9 and up learn how robots affect both the future and the present. Hands-on activities make learning both fun and lasting.

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