Allie Navarro can’t wait to show her best friends the app she built at CodeGirls summer camp. CLICK’D pairs users based on common interests and sends them on a fun (and occasionally rule-breaking) scavenger hunt to find each other. But when Allie discovers a glitch that threatens to expose everyone’s secrets, she has to figure out how to make things right.
Searching for some easy tips to customize your favorite game — or how to make your very own game? Want to learn more about how things like robots and lasers work? Get ready to get your code on with these cool books.
Written for children with little to no coding experience, Coding Games with Scratch guides children through building platform games, puzzles, racers, and 3-D action games.
Presents an introduction to the Python programming language with illustrated steps for creating simple projects, including an animal quiz, a password picker, a robot builder, and a screen pet.
Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA discusses how in the 1950s, black women made key contributions to America’s space program. By performing advanced calculations, these heroes made it possible for the nation’s astronauts to fly into space and return to Earth. The book is part of the Hidden Heroes series and is written by Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris.
A kid-friendly introduction to programming in Python that teaches how to customize Minecraft. Readers follow short Python lessons, then write Python code to create instant visual results in the game.
Presented in comic book format, this history of robotics examines the world’s earliest mechanized robots, the various uses for modern machines, and possibilities for the future.
The Way Things Work Now: From Levers to Lasers, Windmills to Wi-Fi, a Visual Guide to the World of Machines
Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines.
Whether you are a hardcore gamer ready to master the latest game, a newbie to the world of Roblox, or a parent trying to find out more about it, this book is the essential guide to all things Roblox. You’ll learn the basics and eventually discover the little-known secrets of exploring this user-generated online social gaming platform.