Technology Cool Women Who Code by Andi Diehn
  

Technology Cool Women Who Code

Written by Andi Diehn
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Part of the Girls in Science Series

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Technology Cool Women Who Code by Andi Diehn

Do you listen to music with an MP3 player or read books on a tablet? Do you play multiplayer video games with people on the other side of the world? Do you have a robot cleaning your kitchen? Maybe not yet, but someday!In Technology: Cool Women Who Code, kids in grades four through six learn about the thrilling effort that goes into researching, inventing, programming, and producing the technology we use today, from iPods to mechanical limbs. Young readers discover exactly what technology is, how it evolved, and where the future may lead. They also meet three women who have contributed to the field in critical ways, including Grace Hopper and Shaundra Bryant Daily.Technology: Cool Women Who Code combines high-interest content with links to online primary sources and essential questions that further expand kids' knowledge and understanding of a topic they come in contact with every day. Compelling portraits of women who have excelled in meeting the challenges of their field keep kids interested and infused with a sense of possibility and determination.

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2016 Kansas State Reading Circle - Recommended School Library Connection: . . . Readable and accessible to students, the books are beautifully designed with color, graphics, comic illustrations, boxes, and short paragraphs. A treasure trove of discovery, this interactive series promises to influence the next generation of female science stars. Highly Recommended Science Books & Films

About the Author

Andi Diehn is a writer, editor, and book critic with a BA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College. She has published dozens of articles, stories, and essays, and is the author of Explore Poetry! With 25 Great Projects from Nomad Press. She lives in Enfield, New Hampshire, with her family.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
112 pages
Interest Age: From 9 to 12 years

Author

Andi Diehn
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Publisher

Nomad Press

Publication date

11th August 2015

ISBN

9781619303256


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