Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, And Getting It Done

March 6, 2018|
Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, And Getting It Done by Andrea Gonzales
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A New York Public Library Best Book of 2017

Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere, Girl Code is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming world famous. The book also includes bonus content to help you start coding! This middle grade book is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 7 to 8, especially during homeschooling. It’s a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

Fans of funny and inspiring books like Maya Van Wagenen’s Popular and Caroline Paul’s Gutsy Girl will love hearing about Andrea “Andy” Gonzales and Sophie Houser’s journey from average teens to powerhouses.

Through the success of their video game, Andy and Sophie got unprecedented access to some of the biggest start-ups and tech companies, and now they’re sharing what they’ve seen. Their video game and their commitment to inspiring young women have been covered by the Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, CNN, Teen Vogue, Jezebel, the Today show, and many more.

Get ready for an inside look at the tech industry, the true power of coding, and some of the amazing women who are shaping the world. Andy and Sophie reveal not only what they’ve learned about opportunities in science and technology but also the true value of discovering your own voice and creativity.

A Junior Library Guild selection

A Children''s Book Council Best STEM Trade Book for Students K-12

Andrea “Andy” Gonzales, a rising sophomore at UNC, and Sophie Houser, a rising junior at Brown University, met and discovered the power of coding at the summer camp Girls Who Code in 2014. They created a simple 8-bit video game, Tampon Run, and then watched it go viral. They are proud advocates for girls in STEM, and coding...
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Title:Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, And Getting It DoneFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.68 inPublished:March 6, 2018Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006247247X

ISBN - 13:9780062472472

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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