The story of coding (DK Readers Level 2) by Kelly, James F (#1249WG6)


The story of coding (DK Readers Level 2)

by Kelly, James F
Paperback DK/Penguin Random House, 2017


From the Publisher

Discover the history of computers and coding, from Ada Lovelace's initial idea of computer programming to today's coding languages like Scratch, Python, Javascript, and more, in this Level 2 nonfiction reader featuring photographs, diagrams, fun facts, and strong visual clues.

What exactly is a computer? How do they work? What is a code? What are the different coding languages and how are the used today? The Story of Coding, written by GeekDad's James Floyd Kelly, will explore it all, while also building reading skills and teaching exciting vocabulary.

Perfect for 5-7 year olds beginning to read fluently with support, Level 2 titles contain carefully selected photographic images to complement the text, providing strong visual clues to build vocabulary and confidence. Additional information spreads are full of extra fun facts, developing the topics through a range of nonfiction presentation styles such as diagrams and activities.

Series Overview: Trusted by parents, teachers, and librarians, and loved by kids, DK's leveled reading series is now revised and updated. With shiny new jackets and brand-new nonfiction narrative content on the topics kids love, each book is written and reviewed by literacy experts and contains a glossary and index, making them the perfect choice for helping develop strong reading habits for kids ages 3-11.

Reviews & Awards
  • Horn Book Guide, 04/01/18
  • School Library Journal Xpress, 08/01/17
Product Details
  • Publisher: DK/Penguin Random House
  • Publication Date: June 6, 2017
  • Format: Paperback
  • Series: DK. Level 2, beginning to read
  • Edition: First American edition, 2017.
  • Dewey: 005.1
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • ISBN-10: 1-46546-242-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-46546-242-8
  • Follett Number: 1249WG6
  • Interest Level: K-3
  • Reading Level: 3.6
  • ATOS Book Level: 4.2
  • AR Interest Level: LG
  • AR Points: .5
  • AR Quiz: 191245EN
  • Lexile: 750L