Girls Who Code by Reshma Saujani audiobook

Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World

By Reshma Saujani
Read by Reshma Saujani

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Part how-to, part girl-empowerment, and all fun, from the leader of the movement championed by Sheryl Sandberg, Jack Dorsey, and other giants of tech.   Since 2012, the organization Girls Who Code has taught computing skills to and inspired over 10,000 girls across America. Now its founder, Reshma Saujani, wants to inspire you to be a girl who codes! With down-to-earth explanations of coding principles and real-life stories of girls and women working at places like Pixar and NASA, this audiobook shows what a huge role computer science plays in our lives and how much fun it can be. No matter your interest—sports, the arts, baking, student government, social justice—coding can help you do what you love and make your dreams come true. Whether you’re a girl who’s never coded before, a girl who codes, or a parent raising one, this entertaining audiobook, narrated by the author, will have you itching to create your own apps, games, and robots to make the world a better place. *Bonus PDF included with images, computer-history timelines, flowcharts, lines of code, and a glossary.

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Part how-to, part girl-empowerment, and all fun, from the leader of the movement championed by Sheryl Sandberg, Jack Dorsey, and other giants of tech.
 
Since 2012, the organization Girls Who Code has taught computing skills to and inspired over 10,000 girls across America. Now its founder, Reshma Saujani, wants to inspire you to be a girl who codes! With down-to-earth explanations of coding principles and real-life stories of girls and women working at places like Pixar and NASA, this audiobook shows what a huge role computer science plays in our lives and how much fun it can be. No matter your interest—sports, the arts, baking, student government, social justice—coding can help you do what you love and make your dreams come true. Whether you’re a girl who’s never coded before, a girl who codes, or a parent raising one, this entertaining audiobook, narrated by the author, will have you itching to create your own apps, games, and robots to make the world a better place.

*Bonus PDF included with images, computer-history timelines, flowcharts, lines of code, and a glossary.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This timely, well-written title is an excellent resource for budding coders.” School Library Journal (starred review)
Girls deserve the opportunity to fall in love with computers. This book, which makes computer science accessible, clear, and engaging, will help provide it. And it won’t be just girls who benefit. The more women leaders in this field, the more innovative and impactful technology will be for everyone. Melinda Gates, philanthropist
Every industry needs diversity of thought. Girls Who Code is empowering young women with access to the skills they need to become the next generation of leaders in technology. Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Square and Twitter
* "This timely, well-written title is an excellent resource for budding coders. School Library Journal, starred review
Note: This book is not associated with The Coder School.
This book has two focuses: encouraging girls that coding is something they can do and [making]programming relevant to their specific interests. Kirkus Reviews
I'm so excited for my daughter to know that her possibilities and potential are limitless. And I truly believe that technology can inspire and empower our daughters to be great leaders and visionaries. I'm glad this book exists to show them the way. John Legend
Reshma Saujani and Girls Who Code are changing the face of tech, one girl at a time. This book is an invitation for every girl to join the movement for a more equal and better future. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and founder of LeanIn.Org & OptionB.Org
The world is advancing in technology and women and girls need to educate ourselves on computer science to catch up. I don't know how to code but this book has inspired me to learn. I encourage all girls to read this book and be empowered to change the world through technology. Malala Yousafzai, Student, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Co-Founder of the Malala Fund
Raves for Girls Who Code:
“The world is advancing in technology, and women and girls need to educate ourselves on computer science to catch up…Read this book and be empowered to change the world.” Malala Yousafzai, student, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and New York Times bestselling author
“This book is an invitation for every girl to join the movement for a more equal and better future.” Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Girls deserve the opportunity to fall in love with computers. This book, which makes computer science accessible, clear, and engaging, will help provide it. And it won’t be just girls who benefit. The more women leaders in this field, the more innovative and impactful technology will be for everyone.” Melinda Gates, philanthropist

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Author

Author Bio: Reshma Saujani

Author Bio: Reshma Saujani

Reshma Suajani is the former NYC Deputy Public Advocate and the founder of Girls Who Code, a nonprofit that prepares underserved girls for careers in science and technology. She ran for US Congress in New York’s 14th District as a Democrat in 2010.

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Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 2.89
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English