Sometimes kids need to be tricked into liking something. This holds true with education too. We’ve found some books to introduce kids to the concept of programming. Here’s one book to help spark their interest:
Yang, Gene Luen., and Mike Holmes. Secret Coders. (Secret Coders, Vol. 1.). New York: First Second, 2015. Print.
This graphic novel contains 91 pages of mostly color illustrations and is available in hardcover and paperback. The first of three volumes, this book is about a mystery that must be solved using clues and puzzles, using the characters’ coding skills. This book is a great alternative for visual learners in grades 3-6 to learn about computer programming.
Find it at your local library or buy a copy of the book here!