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Written by Jennifer Hackett


ISBN: 978-0-531-12733-9

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From simple smartphone puzzle games to big-budget open-world adventures, video games are one of today’s most popular forms of entertainment. Readers will find out what it takes to make their favorite games, from the planning stages to final debugging. Along the way, they will also explore the history of video games and learn basic programming skills. Features include detailed sidebars to show useful tips for beginning coders; timelines to highlight coding breakthroughs; glossaries; charts, diagrams and more.
Item #: 681588
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2019
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 7 1/4 x 8 3/8
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 9
Dewey #: 794.8/1525
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements—one true and one false—which begins the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • Each book discusses possible career paths in coding-related fields
  • Detailed sidebars present useful tips for beginning coders
  • Timelines highlight important coding breakthroughs throughout history
  • Photos show off compelling uses for computer technology
  • Charts, diagrams, and infographics help clarify complex topics
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com