Saturday, March 12, 2016

Display: Computer Geeks Unite

Secret Coders
By Gene Luen Yang and Mike Holmes

Welcome to Stately Academy, a school which is just crawling with mysteries to be solved! The founder of the school left many clues and puzzles to challenge his enterprising students. Using their wits and their growing prowess with coding, Hopper and her friend Eni are going to solve the mystery of Stately Academy no matter what it takes!

Geek: Fantasy Novel
By E. Archer

Ralph is asked to spend the summer with his strange British relatives at their old manor house in order to set up their Wi-Fi network. And thus begins his strange adventure.

Nerdy Dozen
By Jeff Miller

Recruited by the Air Force after hacking into a classified military training program, Neil Andertol and his video game buddies pilot what they believe to be an Air Force simulator to find a missing jet and rescue two endangered pilots.

Nerd Camp
By Elissa Brent Weissman

For ten-year-old Gabe, the Summer Center for Gifted Enrichment is all that he dreamed it would be, but he must work hard to write about the fun in letters to Zach, his cool future stepbrother, without revealing that it is a camp for "nerds."

Nanovor: Game day
By Eric Burnham

Lucas Nelson and his friends are confronted with a rival crew that wants to win just as bad as they do at a weekend video game tournament.

Coding for Kids for Dummies
By Camille McCue

An easy-to-grasp introduction to coding concepts for kids. Coding For Kids For Dummies breaks coding into a series of small projects, each designed to teach elementary-to-middle-school-aged students a core concept to build a game, application, or other tool. In this his hands-on, friendly guide readers will get access to a leading coding tool that has been designed specifically for kids, showing them how to create the projects provided in the book as well as how to implement them into their own creative work.

Awesome Algorithms and Creative Coding
By Clive Gifford

Explores how computers work and explains how to think in a logical way.

Coding Games in Scratch
By Jon Woodcock

A comprehensive guide to creating games in Scratch, a beginner-oriented programming language that uses visual blocks instead of raw code.

Help your Kids with Computer Coding
By Carol Vorderman
Provides parents with step-by-step instructions for helping children learn the basics of computer programming, with simple projects and exercises and information about coding in Scratch and Python.

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