What Is Coding?

Simple Coding
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Introduces young readers to the world of computer coding. How is code like a recipe? With real-world examples and labeled diagrams, learn about the basics of binary, the birth of coding languages, and the application of coding today. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, a reading quiz, an index, and sources for further research.

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2020
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2019-08-01
BISACS JNF012050, JNF012040
Dewey 005.13
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 780
Guided Reading Level T
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • What Is Computer Code?
  • Thinking in Code
  • Solving Problems Using Code
  • Do You Know?
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Meg Marquardt

Meg Marquardt has been gaming since she was a little girl. Today, she loves to research and write about game design, E-Sport competitions, and more. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her two scientist cats, Lagrange and Doppler.


A noteworthy review of Simple Coding from Children's Bookwatch on August 1, 2020

As children grow up surrounded by technology, more and more are learning computer coding at younger and younger ages. With the ‘Simple Coding’ series for children ages 7-10, computer coding has never been simpler. Each 24 page book in this seven volume series introduces young View →

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