Youth Literature: Informational & Biography

Module 2 Informational & Biography

Saujani, Reshma. Girls Who Coded: Learn to Code and Change the World. 2017. Viking Books for Young Readers. 176 pp. $14.39. ISBN: 978-0425287538

This book teaches and illustrates how computers work, how coding is done for video games, robots, and websites. It describes the coding process from brainstorming, storyboarding, writing the code, testing it, debugging it, and applying it in fun ways.

Shetterly, Margot Lee. Hidden figures:The American dream and the untold story the black women mathematicians who helped win the space race. 2016. Harper Collins. 265pp. $27.99 ISBN: 978-0062363596  

From 1910 to 1969 Dorothy Vaughn, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, like many in their day, faced a myriad of challenges related to race and gender in their struggle to gain respect for their significant abilities in mathematics, and equality in their workplace, NACA/NASA.

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