Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code

Learn to Code and Change the World

Book - 2017
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Introduces the relevance of coding and shares down-to-earth explanations about coding principles and real-life stories of women programmers who work at such places as Pixar and NASA.
Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, ©2017.
ISBN: 9780425287538
Characteristics: 168 pages :,illustrations (some colour);,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Tsurumi, Andrea - Illustrator


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Oct 22, 2017

Young Ladies And Women In Training Aswell As Those Of Us Who Want's To Keep Up With The Willows, Brandys, Mochas, Princesses And Marys In Our Lives And Next Level Technology World Today. This Selection Interests Me A Lot A First Glance I Stand To Be Corrected This Book Makes Me Think It's About Some Extremely Smart Girls Who Explored And Unlocked Something........ Wonderful !!!!! Who Will Read For Me Because OF Some Challenges I Don't Read Books Like I Useto In 2 to 3 Days I Could Honestly Finish Or Real Close A Book That Interested Me. Some Of My Favorite Authors Stephen King, Betty ? Embraced By The Light Author, Nelson The Holy Bible Still Much More Reading Chapters And Books To Read, Langston Hughs, Mya Angelou, Bishop T D JAKES, Don't Sweat The Small Stuff Dr. Carlson, Financial Peace University RAMSEY, Jerome Dickey, Sista Soulja, Queen La Teefa U. N.I.T. Y (When I Found Out She Has Variety In Music She Writes And Or Produce From Interesting Jazz CD I Was Extra Impressed Refined And Cultured KRUDOS), Diana Ross, President OBAMA, Abraham Lincoln, Oliver Twist Mark Twain , Shakesphare Hamlette And So Many More Wonderful Books. Maybe My Niece Davi Can Read For Me To Make A Recording And She Is So Smart Her And MS LISA.........

AL_ALYX Sep 29, 2017

I agree wholeheartedly with the review below! It is visually attractive and I appreciate the concept, but it is more theoretical than concrete or a pathway forward.

Sep 11, 2017

Reshma Saujani is my hero. The work she's accomplished with the Girls Who Code movement is remarkable. Unfortuantely, this book suffers from an identity crisis. While it includes short bios of important women in the tech field as well as an intriguing color palate (who doesn't love teal?!) with a diverse set of illustrations, the advice on being a woman in the tech industry is heavy handed. The subtitle suggests the call to arms "Learn to Code and Change the World," but the text is only theoretical rather than practical. Keep this for those young women who like to research (extensively) and who need quite a bit of encouragement before taking on a project.

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