Computer Science

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  1. CompuScholar: Java Programming, AP  (Online Access Code)
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    CompuScholar: Java Programming, AP (Online Access Code)
    CompuScholar, Inc. / 2015 / Other, N/A
    $120.00
  2. CompuScholar: Web Design (Online  Access Code)
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    CompuScholar: Web Design (Online Access Code)
    CompuScholar, Inc. / 2015 / Other, N/A
    $120.00
  3. CompuScholar: Digital Savvy (Online  Access Code)
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  4. CompuScholar: Windows Programming  (Online Access code)
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    CompuScholar, Inc. / 2015 / Other, N/A
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New! DK Computer Coding

  1. Help Your Kids with Computer Coding,  2nd Edition
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    Help Your Kids with Computer Coding, 2nd Edition
    DK / 2018 / Trade Paperback
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  2. DK Workbooks: Coding with Scratch  Workbook
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    DK Children / 2015 / Trade Paperback
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  3. DK Workbooks: Coding in Scratch:  Projects Workbook
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    DK Workbooks: Coding in Scratch: Projects Workbook
    John Woodcock, Steve Steford
    DK Children / 2016 / Trade Paperback
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  4. DK Workbooks: Computer Coding
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    DK Workbooks: Computer Coding
    DK Children / 2014 / Trade Paperback
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  5. DK Workbooks: Coding in Scratch:  Games Workbook
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    John Woodcock, Steve Steford
    DK Children / 2016 / Trade Paperback
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  6. DK Workbooks: Computer Coding with  JavaScript Workbook
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    DK
    DK Children / 2018 / Trade Paperback
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  7. DK Readers L2: Story of Coding
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    DK Readers L2: Story of Coding
    James Floyd Kelly
    DK Children / 2017 / Hardcover
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  8. DK findout! Coding
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    DK Children / 2017 / Trade Paperback
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  9. Star Wars Coding Projects
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    Star Wars Coding Projects
    Jon Woodcock, Kiki Prottsman
    DK Children / 2017 / Trade Paperback
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  10. Coding Games in Python
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    Coding Games in Python
    DK Children / 2018 / Trade Paperback
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  11. Get Coding!: Learn HTML, CSS &  JavaScript & Build a Website, App & Game
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    Young Rewired State
    Candlewick Press / 2017 / Trade Paperback
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  12. My First Coding Book: Packed with  Flaps and Lots More to Help You Code Without a Computer!
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    My First Coding Book: Packed with Flaps and Lots More to Help You Code Without a Computer!
    Kiki Prottsman
    DK Children / 2017 / Hardcover
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  13. Coding Games in Scratch: A  Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Building Your Own Computer Games
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    Coding Games in Scratch: A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Building Your Own Computer Games
    Jon Woodcock
    DK Children / 2017 / Trade Paperback
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  14. Coding Projects in Python: A  Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Creating Your Own Python Projects
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    Coding Projects in Python: A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Creating Your Own Python Projects
    DK Children / 2017 / Trade Paperback
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  15. Help Your Kids with Computer Coding
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    Help Your Kids with Computer Coding
    DK / 2014 / Trade Paperback
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No Starch Press Books

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    John Baichtal
    No Starch Press / 2018 / Trade Paperback
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  2. Make Your Own Pixel Art: Create  Graphics for Games, Animations, and More!
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    Make Your Own Pixel Art: Create Graphics for Games, Animations, and More!
    Jennifer Dawe, Matthew Humphries
    No Starch Press / 2018 / Trade Paperback
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  3. The Computer Science Activity Book
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    The Computer Science Activity Book
    Christine Liu
    No Starch Press / 2018 / Trade Paperback
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  4. Learn Robotics with the Raspberry  Pi: Build and Code Your Own Moving, Sensing, Thinking Robots
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    Learn Robotics with the Raspberry Pi: Build and Code Your Own Moving, Sensing, Thinking Robots
    Matt Timmons-Brown
    No Starch Press / 2018 / Trade Paperback
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Computer Bible Games

Kids Can Code!

  1. Kids Can Code
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    Kids Can Code
    Ian Garland
    Good Books / 2019 / Trade Paperback
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Usborne Coding Books

  1. Coding for Beginners using Scratch
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    Coding for Beginners using Scratch
    Rosie Dickins
    Usborne / 2017 / Spiral Bound
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Encourage your child's S.T.E.M. learning with the Coding for Beginners Using Scratch book. This beginner's guide to coding uses the Scratch computer language and offers step-by-step instructions for getting started, creating games, animations and more. Includes helpful Scratch menu guides and a glossary of terms. A great way to foster their interest in computers and coding.

  1. Coding for Beginners using Python
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    Coding for Beginners using Python
    Rosie Dickins
    Usborne / 2017 / Spiral Bound
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Encourage your child's S.T.E.M. learning with the Coding for Beginners Using Python book. This beginner's guide to coding uses the Python computer language and offers step-by-step instructions for getting started, creating games, drawings and more. Includes helpful guides and a glossary of terms. A great way to foster their interest in computers and coding.

  1. Code It! Create It!: Ideas & Inspiration for Coding
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    Code It! Create It!: Ideas & Inspiration for Coding
    Sarah Hutt
    Penguin Young Readers / 2017 / Hardcover
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Come up with the perfect coding-powered project in this informative, interactive journal! Think being creative has nothing to do with computer coding? Think again! Coding is all about creativity. The video games you play, the photo-sharing apps you love, the animated movies you watch---they're all made with code. And the coolest part? YOU can make anything with code, too! The possibilities for coding projects are limitless, so use these pages to get inspired, jot down ideas, doodle, play coding games, and more. Let your imagination run wild---you just might come up with the most awesome coding project ever. Recommended for ages 8 to 12 years.

Coding "Dummies Junior" Series

  1. Writing Computer Code: Learn the Language of Computers!
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    Writing Computer Code: Learn the Language of Computers!
    Chris Minnick, Eva Holland
    For Dummies / 2016 / Trade Paperback
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Writing Computer Code: Learn the Language of Computers! is an excellent guide to help kids start learning to write in code! Kids follow simple steps as they work with real code to build their own web robots and complete other exercises. Readers will:

  • Create an animated robot app by writing code that builds the robot's body and structure, gives your bot some style through customization of the robot's color and shape, and get your robot moving with code that teaches it how to dance

  • Create Cool Games
  • Make a Web Page
  • And Learn real JavaScript by creating a madlibs-style game, an adventure game, calculator app, lemonade stand app, and more!

System Requirements:

Hardware - PC or tablet with Internet connection running Windows 7 or higher or Mac with Internet connection running Mac OS X 10.7 or higher

Software - Web browser to access JSFiddle.net: Google ChromeT, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge, or Microsoft Internet Explorer version 9.0 or higher

Ages 7-11 / Grades 2-6.128 pages, softcover. Dummies Junior Series.

  1. Building a Mobile App: Design and Program Your Own App!
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    Building a Mobile App: Design and Program Your Own App!
    Sarah Guthals
    For Dummies / 2017 / Trade Paperback
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Building a Mobile App: Design and Program Your Own App is an excellent guide to help kids build their own Android app and games. Kids will:

  • Learn app building basics such as creating buttons, sizing for different screens, and programming simple interactions
  • Build a photo-editing app
  • Create a fun, interactive game

Each project has plenty of screenshots and easy-to-follow instructions to keep kids on track.

System Requirements:

  • Hardware: PC with internet connection running Windows 7 or higher or Mac with Internet connection running Mac OS X 10.7 or higher or Android based table/smartphone.
  • Software: AppInventor (free app)

Ages 7-11 / Grades 2-6. 124 pages, softcover. Dummies Junior Series.

  1. Creating a Web Site: Design and Build Your First Site!
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    Creating a Web Site: Design and Build Your First Site!
    Greg Rickaby
    For Dummies / 2017 / Trade Paperback
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Creating a Web Site: Design and Build Your First Site! is an excellent guide to help kids start learning to basic HTML to create a web site. After choosing a topic and looking at other websites for inspiration kids will:

  • Create a site map
  • Create a wireframe
  • Create a style guide
  • Code a home page
  • and more!

Each project has plenty of screenshots and easy-to-follow instructions with highlighted text to keep kids on track.

System Requirements:

  • Hardware - PC or tablet with Internet connection running Windows 7 or higher or Mac with Internet connection running Mac OS X 10.7 or higher
  • Software - Google Apps and Frontify.com (available for free)

Ages 7-11 / Grades 2-6. 123 pages, softcover. Dummies Junior Series.

Games & Activity Sets

    1. Code Gamer Kit
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      Code Gamer Kit
      Thames & Kosmos / 2016 / Gift
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    Learn to code through gaming with the Code Gamer kit from Thames & Kosmos. Designed for ages 10 years and older, this kit introduces you to programming in a fun, step-by-step way. An Arduino-compatible gamepad connects wirelessly to your tablet; using the gamepad and four interchangeable sensor modules, you play through a video game app on your tablet. In each level of the game you learn a piece of the Arduino programming language and how to use it to solve puzzles and challenges to move forward in the game. Includes a 64-page, full-color experiment manual, and 20 pieces.

    1. STEM, Robot Mouse Coding Activity Set
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      STEM, Robot Mouse Coding Activity Set
      Learning Resources Inc / 2016 / Gift
      $39.99 Retail: $59.99 Save 33% ($20.00)
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    Build your maze, and then use the coding cards to create a step-by-step path for the Programmable Robot Mouse. Program the sequence of steps, and then watch the mouse race to find the cheese! This deluxe set includes 30 double-sided coding cards, 10 double-sided Activity Cards, cheese wedge, and Activity Guide to provide the perfect hands-on introduction to coding concepts. Create endless maze path possibilities with 16 maze grids, 22 maze walls, and 3 tunnels. Mouse lights up, makes sounds, and features 2 speeds. Mouse measures 4"L and requires 3 AAA batteries (not included). Ages 5+

    1. Code Master
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      Code Master
      Thinkfun / 2016 / Gift
      $19.99
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    Introduce your kids to coding with the Code Master Board Game from Thinkfun. Kids will play while they learn about computer programming. In the game, your avatar travels to an exotic world in search of power crystals, along the way you use programming logic to navigate the map. In each level, only one specific sequence will learn to success. Encourages logic and problem solving skills. For 1 player; designed for ages 8 years and older. Includes avatar, portal, 6 crystals, 10 maps with 60 levels, 12 guide scrolls, 12 action tokens, 8 conditional tokens, and instructions with solutions.

    1. Future Coders, Robot Race
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      Future Coders, Robot Race
      Alex Toys / 2017 / Gift
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    Encourage your kids to learn early coding skills with the Robot Race set from Alex Toys. Designed for ages 4 years and older, this active game teaches early coding logic by asking kids to map their path from point A to point B. A digital timer adds to the frenetic fun. Kids will become the robot as they race to solve each challenge. Includes a 5' x 5' non-woven floor mat, direction cards, robot crown with googly eyes, challenge cards, sticker sheet, digital timer, and instructions. Package measures 12" x 2.5" x 11".

      1. Future Coders, Poppin Pixels
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        Future Coders, Poppin Pixels
        Alex Toys / 2017 / Gift
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      Encourage your kids to learn early coding skills with the Poppin Pixels set from Alex Toys. Designed for ages 4 years and older, make 20 coded creations or have fun designing your own! Use the suction cup tool to grab tiles and pop them onto the grid. Follow the sequence on the challenge cards to make cool pixel pics. Includes plastic robot base, suction cup stylus, tiles, puzzle cards, and easy instructions. Package measures 12" x 3" x 11".

        Motherboard Books

            1. Computer Science Pure & Simple Combined Edition, Grades 7-12
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              Computer Science Pure & Simple Combined Edition, Grades 7-12
              Phyllis Wheeler, Don Sleeth
              Motherboard Books / 2015 / Trade Paperback
              $42.18 Retail: $44.99 Save 6% ($2.81)
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            Computer Science: Pure and Simple, Combined Edition includes all the programming instruction provided in both Computer Science Pure & Simple Book 1 and Computer Science Pure & Simple Book 2.

            Computer skills are becoming necessary for almost every facet in life, but teaching it can often be left by the wayside. Written for novice teachers who want their children to learn computer science using the Logo programming language "pure and simple" chapters use start with simple programming concepts and move up to more complext ones within a school year. This edition contains no other instruction besides Logo programming.

            The second part of the book teaches students how to create five more-advanced games using variables, simple animations, procedure inputs/outputs, looping, if-then structures,and other programming basics.

            34 lessons are included; the suggested schedule is one lesson per week at 3 hours per lesson.

            Please note! In order to use this curriculum, software must be downloaded; this is not free software, but instructions for downloading, along with a code for a significant discount are included.

            204 pages, softcover. Answer key included (which should be removed by the parent). Grades 7-12.

            System Requirements: PC: Windows 2000 and up / Mac: OSX 10.3.9 and higher.

            1. Logo Adventures Terrapin Edition, Programming for Kids  10 and Up, 2nd Edition
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              Logo Adventures Terrapin Edition, Programming for Kids 10 and Up, 2nd Edition
              Phyllis Wheeler
              Motherboard Books / 2015 / Trade Paperback
              $34.68 Retail: $36.99 Save 6% ($2.31)
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            1. Switched-On Schoolhouse Business  Computer Information  Systems on a USB Drive
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              Switched-On Schoolhouse Business Computer Information Systems on a USB Drive
              Alpha Omega Publications / 2018 / Other
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            2. Switched-On Schoolhouse Fundamentals  of Programming Software  Development on a USB Drive
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              Alpha Omega Publications / 2018 / Other
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              Alpha Omega Publications / 2018 / Other
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              Alpha Omega Publications / 2018 / Other
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            Barcharts

            1. SQL Chart
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              SQL Chart
              Barcharts Inc / 2005 / Other
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            Pull out this handy Barchart when you need a refresher on SQL! Laminated and three-hole-punched, this chart includes information on the overview of SQL, databases, delimiters/operators, order of operations, DDL, DML, and more. 4-pages (2 double-sided panels).

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