Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, And Getting It Done by Andrea GonzalesGirl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, And Getting It Done by Andrea Gonzales

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

byAndrea Gonzales, Sophie Houser

Paperback | March 6, 2018

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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 get started coding!

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

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 in particul...
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Title:Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, And Getting It DoneFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:March 6, 2018Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006247247X

ISBN - 13:9780062472472

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“Set against the backdrop of coding camp, Girl Code is the story of two teen girls who create a viral video game and become famous—except this story isn’t fiction.” (from the article “10 Books About Coding to Inspire Girls to Lead the Next Tech Revolution”)