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Computers: What They Are and How to Use Them (Zoom in on Technology)

Computer

ISBN: 0766073610
Ages 8 - 12

This is a great tutorial on computers, what they can do, and how they do it. Great photographs help to guide things along.

The History of the Computer (Inventions that Changed the World)

Caveman with Computer

ISBN: 1403496552
Ages 6 - 8

You may think that computers have always been around. But to find out for sure, read this book, which will walk you through the history of computers, the World Wide Web, computer jargon and equipment. Great photographs will make it all perfectly clear that computers are pretty amazing creations.

Women Who Launched the Computer Age (You Should Meet)

Woman at Computer

ISBN: 1481470469
Ages 6 - 8

When we think of the world of computers we don't often think of women as the inventors, creators, or developers of computer technology. This book will inspire girls to be a part of the computer world just as the six women who programmed the ENIAC in 1946 were.

The Official Scratch Jr Book: Help Your Kids Learn to Code

Code

ISBN: 1593276710
Ages 5 and up

Even young kids can learn to program with the help of ”Scratch Jr.“ With this free programming software and an iPad or Android tablet, just about anyone can learn programming. This is a great introduction to programming and a great stepping stone to bigger and better software. Give it a try.

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding

Parents

ISBN: 146541956X
Ages 8 - 12

Have you ever wanted to learn computer coding? This book will give you a good head start. Learn what computer coding is and why computers need it. Then learn to do your own with the help of Scratch and Python. Cute cartoon images highlight the simple project instructions.

How to Code in 10 Easy Lessons: Learn how to design and code your very own computer game (Super Skills)

Girl Think

ISBN: 1633220508
Ages 8 - 12

The title really says it all. With this guide you can learn about coding and what it does in a computer. Then, it will teach you how to create your own computer game. Sounds like fun? Maybe you should give it a try!

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