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DK Readers L2

Story of Coding (DK Readers Level 2)

James Floyd Kelly


List Price: 14.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (6/6/2017)


Discover the history of computers and coding. From Ada Lovelace's initial idea of computer programming to today's coding languages like Scratch, Python, Javascript, and more.

This reading book for kids explores the world of coding while building reading skills and teaching exciting vocabulary. Packed with photographs, diagrams, fun facts, and strong visual clues to keep your little ones engaged.

What exactly is a computer? How do they work? What is a code? What are the different coding languages? This beginner's reader explores it all and more! Young children will find out what coding is, how it developed, and how modern codes are used for everyday purposes.

It's the perfect reading book for ages 5-7 who are starting to read fluently with support. Level 2 titles contain carefully selected photographic images to complement the text, providing strong visual clues to build vocabulary and confidence. 

Additional information spreads are full of extra fun facts, developing the topics through a range of nonfiction presentation styles such as diagrams and activities.

Explore, Engage, And Learn!

There's a message for readers to decode, plus tips for writing their own code with child-friendly Scratch programming. This kid's educational book explores the world of coding and is full of facts kids will love reading.

While learning to read, kids will also: 

- Learn about what coding is 
- Explore the world of early computers
- Discover coding languages and coding today
- Enjoy cool coding tips and test their knowledge

Trusted by parents, teachers, and librarians, and loved by kids, DK's leveled series of kids reading books is now revised and updated. With shiny new jackets and brand-new nonfiction narrative content on the topics kids love, each book is written and reviewed by literacy experts and contains a glossary and index, making them the perfect choice for helping develop strong reading habits for kids ages 3-11. 

Add other Level 2 titles to your collection covering a range of topics like LEGO City: Heroes to the Rescue: Find Out How They Keep the City SafeWhat Is An Election?Hello HedgehogAmazing BeesLife In The Stone Age, many Star Wars titles and more.

DK Children, 9781465462312, 48pp.

Publication Date: June 6, 2017

About the Author

US-based author James Floyd Kelly is a full-time writer. His latest three books are Digital Engineering with Minecraft, Tinkercad for Beginners, and The Ultimate iPad.