CATastrophe! A Story of Patterns
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.
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.
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.
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!
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?
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 Bina
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 computación
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!
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.
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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!
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
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
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.
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
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.
by Wainewright, Max
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
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.