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Teen Tech Week 2019

Branch North East Branch

Created by Anita Delp
  • Details about Computer Programming for Teens

    Computer Programming for Teens

    Mary Farrell

    Ready to learn computer programming but aren't sure where to start? Look no further, Computer Programming for Teens is the book for you. Other books on programming tend to be language specific and often get bogged down in the syntax of the language. That is fine if you already have a strong background in programming, but if you're a novice, the language-specific approach can make things unnecessarily difficult. Computer Programming for Teens stresses concepts over language, but still includes ex……more

  • Details about Scratch Programming for Teens

    Scratch Programming for Teens

    Jerry Lee Ford

    Welcome to Scratch Programming for Teens! Scratch is a programming language intended to make programming easier to learn for novice programmers. It can be used to create computer games, interactive stories, graphic artwork and computer animation, and all sorts of other multimedia projects. Scratch can also be used to play digital music and sound effects. If you aspire to one day become a professional programmer, Scratch provides everything you need to build a foundation. Scratch also packs all o……more

  • Details about Women in Science

    Women in Science

    Rachel Ignotofsky

    It's a scientific fact: Women rock!   A charmingly illustrated and educational book, Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary. The tra……more

  • Details about This Mortal Coil

    This Mortal Coil

    Emily Suvada

    In this gripping debut novel, seventeen-year-old Cat must use her gene-hacking skills to decode her late father's message concealing a vaccine to a horrifying plague. Catarina Agatta is a hacker. She can cripple mainframes and crash through firewalls, but that's not what makes her special. In Cat's world, people are implanted with technology to recode their DNA, allowing them to change their bodies in any way they want. And Cat happens to be a gene-hacking genius. That's no surprise, since Cat……more

  • Details about Maximum Ride (graphic novel)

    Maximum Ride (graphic novel)

    James Patterson; NaRae Lee (Artist)

    Fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride knows what it's like to soar above the world. She and all the members of her "flock" - Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman, and Angel - are just like ordinary kids, except they have wings and can fly! It may seem like a dream come true to some, but for the flock it's more like a living nightmare. When the mysterious lab known as the "School" turns up and kidnaps their youngest member, it's up to Max to organize a rescue, but will help come in time?…more

  • Details about Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World

    Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World

    Reshma Saujani

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Part how-to, part girl-empowerment, and all fun, from the leader of the movement championed by Sheryl Sandberg, Malala Yousafzai, and John Legend. Since 2012, the organization Girls Who Code has taught computing skills to and inspired over 40,000 girls across America. Now its founder, and author Brave Not Perfect, Reshma Saujani, wants to inspire you to be a girl who codes! Bursting with dynamic artwork, down-to-earth explanations of coding principles, and real-life……more

  • Details about Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology

    Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology

    Ellen Ullman

    Named one of the best books of 2017 by The New York Times Book Review , GQ , Slate , San Francisco Chronicle, Bookforum , and Kirkus The never-more-necessary return of one of our most vital and eloquent voices on technology and culture, the author of the seminal Close to the Machine The last twenty years have brought us the rise of the internet, the development of artificial intelligence, the ubiquity of once unimaginably powerful computers, and the thorough transformation of our economy and s……more

  • Details about iPhone Application Development in 24 Hours

    iPhone Application Development in 24 Hours

    John Ray

    This title introduces the iPhone development environment and teaches every essential Objective-C concept. It includes step-by-step instructions, examples, quizzes, exercises, tips, and more.…more

  • Details about Minecraft for Makers: Minecraft in the Real World with LEGO, 3D Printing, Arduino, and More!

    Minecraft for Makers: Minecraft in the Real World with LEGO, 3D Printing, Arduino, and More!

    John Baichtal

    Minecraft has sold more than one hundred million copies worldwide (about 25 million of those units for the PC and Mac). According to Mojang, since the beginning of 2016 Minecraft continues to average 53,000 copies sold per day. Microsoft bought Minecraft (and Mojang) in 2014 for $2.5 billion. In 2016, Microsoft released a version of Minecraft specifically for educators called MinecraftEdu that is used by thousands of teachers around the world. Minecraft for Makers explores the intersection of……more