Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Date: August 2017
Duration: 2 hours 57 minutes
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.