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National Coding Week 2015

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Computer coding for kids: a unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary code to building games by Carol Vorderman

Coding for kids for dummies by Camille McCue

Coding for kids for dummies by Camille McCue

Aimed at older children, you’ll find 15 different projects to get you started, whet your appetite and continue to develop coding skills. A cheatsheet is available online.

Awesome algorithms and creative coding by Clive Gifford

Awesome algorithms and creative coding by Clive Gifford

Excellent guide to the logic behind computers with practical activities.

The quick experts guide to computing & programming by Shahneila Saeed

The quick experts guide to computing & programming by Shahneila Saeed

Offers a chatty, basic description for young teenagers about the difference between visual and text based computer programmes. Gives a clear, well-illustrated explanation of the Python programming language.

Understanding programming & logic by Matt Anniss

Understanding programming & logic by Matt Anniss

A clearly explained introduction to programming, aimed at children of 9 to 11 years old.

Computer coding for kids: a unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary code to building games by Carol Vorderman

Computer coding for kids: a unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary code to building games by Carol Vorderman

Subtitled “a unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary codes to building games”, this guide has lovely and well set out pages, clearly illustrated. It takes you from the very basics of visual programming, right up to becoming a “master programmer”. This is a good practical guide to the subject.

How to code: a step-by-step guide to computer coding. 1 by Max Waineright

How to code: a step-by-step guide to computer coding. 1 by Max Waineright

Recommended for good readers, topics include basic coding, solving problems, and turning instructions into code using Logo and Scratch.

Jo Dixon

I work for Suffolk Libraries Stock Team.