Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding

Author: Linda Liukas

Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

ISBN: 1250099501

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

View: 3950


"Hello Ruby is half picture book and half activity book rolled into one adorable package. It introduces programming without requiring a computer at all. The point of the book isn’t to teach you a programming language, but programming concepts." --GeekMom.com Meet Ruby—a small girl with a huge imagination, and the determination to solve any puzzle. As Ruby stomps around her world making new friends, including the Wise Snow Leopard, the Friendly Foxes, and the Messy Robots, kids will be introduced to the fundamentals of computational thinking, like how to break big problems into small ones, create step-by-step plans, look for patterns and think outside the box through storytelling. Then, these basic concepts at the core of coding and programming will be reinforced through fun playful exercises and activities that encourage exploration and creativity. In Ruby's world anything is possible if you put your mind to it.

El Delito de la Limonada

Author: Jacqueline Davies

Publisher: HMH Books For Young Readers

ISBN: 1328594440

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 9119


In this Spanish language edition of the riveting sequel to bestselling The Lemonade War, brother and sister duo Evan and Jessie turn the playground into a full-blown courtroom as they attempt to take the law into their own hands.

Coding in Your Home

Author: Elizabeth Noll

Publisher: Bellwether Media

ISBN: 1681035782

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 6340


Thanks to Siri and Alexa, we’ve gotten pretty used to coding in our home. But did you know a company offered automation for lights and appliances as early as the 1970s? Check out the home automation of the past and the smart homes of the future in this fun read.

Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2017

The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

Author: Chuck Sambuchino

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440347913

Category: Reference

Page: 410

View: 2455


The most trusted guide to the world of children's publishing! If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2017 is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 29th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more than 500 listings for children's books markets (publishers, literary agents, magazines, contests, and more), including a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories each market accepts. CWIM also features: • Interviews with accomplished authors and illustrators, such as Victoria Aveyard (Red Queen), Rainbow Rowell (Eleanor & Park), Judy Schachner (the Skippyjon Jones series), and more. • Valuable advice from debut authors and illustrators who explain their personal paths to success and publication. • Informative articles on how to be your own agent, craft a great query letter, avoid picture book pitfalls, discover new online publishing opportunities, and much more. • A one-year subscription to the children's publishing content on WritersMarket.com Includes exclusive access to the new webinar "Breaking Into Kidlit: Tips for Writing Picture Books, Middle-Grade, and Young Adult" by agent Susan Hawk of The Bent Agency.

Home Learning Year by Year, Revised and Updated

How to Design a Creative and Comprehensive Homeschool Curriculum

Author: Rebecca Rupp

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 0525576975

Category: Education

Page: 576

View: 611


A comprehensive guide to designing homeschool curriculum, from one of the country’s foremost homeschooling experts—now revised and updated! Homeschooling can be a tremendous gift to your children—a personalized educational experience tailored to each kid’s interests, abilities, and learning styles. But what to teach, and when, and how? Especially for first-time homeschoolers, the prospect of tackling an annual curriculum can be daunting. In Home Learning Year by Year, Rebecca Rupp presents comprehensive plans from preschool through high school, covering integral subjects for each grade, with lists of topics commonly presented at each level, recommended resource and reading lists, and suggestions for creative alternative options and approaches. Included, along with all the educational basics, are techniques and resources for teaching everything from philosophy to engineering, as well as suggestions for dealing with such sensitive topics as sex education. Now revised throughout with all-new updates featuring the most effective and up-to-date methods and reading guides to homeschool your child at all ages, Home Learning Year by Year continues to be the definitive book for the homeschooling parent.

Coding with Ruby For Kids For Dummies

Author: Dummies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119055903

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 8792


Coding experts point to Ruby as one of the best languages to start with when you're learning coding. It's been a popular choice for schools and code camps who want to introduce coding to a younger audience. Ruby For Kids For Dummies helps teach the basics of coding and Ruby to kids who don't have the opportunity to take coding classes at school or in camp as well as those who simply prefer to learn on their own. Broken down into smaller, goal-oriented projects, Ruby For Kids For Dummies introduces core coding concepts as it walks the student through steps for creating applications. The book is ideal for early-to-pre-teen learners interested in expanding their technology skills as well as younger readers eager to learn via step-by-step instruction.