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Written by Marcie Flinchum Atkins


ISBN: 978-0-531-13227-2

List Price: $25.00

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Just about every kid loves playing computer games—whether they’re handheld, on the computer, or in an arcade. Now, they can get the inside story and learn how their favorite types of games are made, from the code up! 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 #: 681794
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2019
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 6 x 7
Pages: 32
Grades: 1 - 2
Ages: 6 - 7
Dewey #: 794.8/1525
  • 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