Review: Book: Coding for Kids: Scratch- Matthew Highland


Title: Coding for Kids: Scratch

Series: Standalone

Author’s Name: Matthew Highland

Publisher: Rockridge Press

Genre: Children’s Non-fiction

Page Count: 172 Pages

ISBN: 978-1641522458

Author or Book Website: N/A

Link to Amazon purchase page: Coding for Kids

Link to Goodreads: Coding for Kids

Release Date: N/A

How I Got the Book: ARC

Summary of the Book:

Learn to code and make awesome games with Scratch!

Learn coding concepts and skills and start creating your own games right away! Coding for Kids: Scratch is a complete guide that makes mastering this programming language fun and easy for children (ages 6+).

From sprites and code blocks to scripts and scorekeeping, Coding for Kids: Scratch helps you discover everything you need to know to create 10 amazing games that you and your friends can play. Watch your confidence grow with step-by-step instructions and clear directions that keep things simple―even as the games you’re making get more challenging. Game on!

Coding for Kids: Scratch includes:

  • Coding for kids―Learn Scratch terms and concepts, then use them to build games you can start playing immediately.
  • Create 10 games―Cake Clicker, Dino Hunt, Crystal Keeper, and more―code, play, and share 10 cool games.
  • Master Scratch―Simple directions, full-color screenshots, and projects that get more difficult make mastering Scratch a breeze.

Make coding for kids fun and games with Coding for Kids: Scratch.

My Personal Review: I have received a copy of this book for a fair and honest review. This was a fun introduction to get kids to start coding their own games. It gives simple intructions on how to go about this. I have to say that even I learned a couple of things from this book and it got me into thinking about other things I would like to read about coding. It was a short read.

My Rating of the Book: 4 Stars

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