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Written by Marcie Flinchum Atkins


ISBN: 978-0-531-13225-8

List Price: $25.00

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There’s so much more to a computer than a monitor and a keyboard. It’s what’s inside that counts! From algorithms and viruses to virtual reality and beyond, this book presents the ins and outs of what it means to think like a computer. Easy to understand text and colorful graphics help kids master the foundations of programming and computers as well as offers guidance on how to be a good digital citizen. Features include hands-on activities; a debugging challenge that asks readers to use their critical thinking skills to find out “what’s wrong” in different scenarios; a glossary and more.
Item #: 681795
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2019
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 6 x 7
Pages: 32
Grades: 1 - 2
Ages: 6 - 7
Dewey #: 004
  • Hands-on activities encourage readers to put what they’ve learned to work in real-life challenges
  • Debugging Challenge feature asks readers to use their critical thinking skills to find out “what’s wrong” in different scenarios
  • Enticing visuals are paired with informative graphic elements, showing young readers what coding looks like and what it can do
  • Robot characters guide readers through the content, adding a fun and engaging element that draws young minds into the material
  • Glossary with pronunciations
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com