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

Hardcover | March 7, 2017

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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 start 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 is a student at Hunter College High School andwill be attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as aRobertson Scholar. The summer before her freshman year of high school, Andystarted learning to code. Since then, she’s been passionate about computerscience and women in science, technology, enginee...
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Title:Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, And Getting It DoneFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.97 inPublished:March 7, 2017Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006247250X

ISBN - 13:9780062472502

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Interesting! Really loved this book! The characters, the plotline, the dialogue. The writing was amazing and intriguing and complex. I loved the unique premise. Highly recommend!
Date published: 2017-03-27

Editorial Reviews

“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”)