The Princess at the Keyboard

The Princess at the Keyboard : Why Girls Should Become Computer Scientists

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Are you a girl or young woman aged 13-18? If so, this book is for you! Amanda Stent and Philip Lewis have written a gentle, friendly and comprehensive introduction to computer science. Each chapter covers one area of computer science and includes: examples of how the computer science works; sidebars that contain historical notes or ideas for you to explore; and biographies of women in computer science. The last chapter covers questions that you might have about becoming a computer scientist. We hope that after reading this book you will want to join us in studying this uniquely beautiful and practical subject.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.52 x 15.24mm | 181.44g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0557038510
  • 9780557038510
  • 2,223,183