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Girl code : gaming, going viral, and getting it done

Gonzales, Andrea (author.). Houser, Sophie (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9780062472472
  • ISBN: 006247247X
  • Physical Description: 290 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
    print
  • Edition: First paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, a division of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library Y 005.1 GONZALE 34510011059878 Teen Area - Non-fiction Available -

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: The teenage phenoms behind the viral video game Tampon Run share the story of their experience at Girls Who Code and their rise to fame, plus a look at starts-ups, women in tech, and the power of coding. This book includes bonus content to help you get started coding.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 13-17.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 7.2 8 188343.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    The two teens behind the video game "Tampon Run" share the story of their experience at Girls Who Code and their rise to fame, sharing insider perspectives into today's startups, the influence of women in technology, and the power of coding.
  • HARPERCOLL

    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! 

    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

Subject: Women in technology
Computer programming
Python (Computer program language)
Women computer programmers Biography
Women in technology Juvenile literature
Women computer programmers Biography Juvenile literature
Python (Computer program language) Juvenile literature
Computer programming Juvenile literature
Video games Design Juvenile literature
Women computer programmers Juvenile literature
Houser, Sophie
Gonzales, Andrea
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