Breen, Derek. Scratch for Kids for Dummies. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2015. Print.
From the well-known “Dummies” series, this 371-page book teaches kids in grades 5-8 how to program using Scratch, a very popular and free programming language, where kids can create their own interactive stories, games, and animations. Using mostly color illustrations in an easy-to-follow format, this instructional guide is perfect for beginners. Kids will learn how to create games, stories, and animations.
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