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Books About Coding for Kids

Hello, world! Got a kid who wants to code? Or one who likes math and technology and wonders how skills in those areas can be applied in the real world? From picture books to tween novels, these books can get them thinking while offering fun stories for various ages. And while these books will be a hit with all kids, many specifically encourage girls to get into coding and STEM activities. For more great options for tech-minded kids, check out our Books for Kids Who Like Math and Science and Cool Coding Apps and Websites for Kids.

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How to Code a Sandcastle Book Poster Image
Solid coding lessons fill fun tale of girl and her robot.
By Josh Funk
(2018)
(2018)
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How to Code a Rollercoaster Book Poster Image
Girl and robot use coding ideas to navigate amusement park.
By Josh Funk
(2019)
(2019)
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The Friendship Code: Girls Who Code, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Girls learn coding, solve problems in fun, easy mystery.
By Stacia Deutsch
(2017)
(2017)
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Secret Coders, Book 1 Book Poster Image
Fun, funny graphic novel promotes programming.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2015)
(2015)
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Emmy in the Key of Code Book Poster Image
Coding, music and friendship in inspiring free-verse novel.
By Aimee Lucido
(2019)
(2019)
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Girls Who Code:  Learn to Code and Change the World Book Poster Image
Lively, engaging how-to empowers girls to love coding.
By Reshma Saujani
(2017)
(2017)
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Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done Book Poster Image
Inspiring true story of teen coders' video game success.
By Andrea Gonzales, Sophie Houser
(2017)
(2017)
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