Bite-Size Python - by April Speight (Paperback)

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Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Computers
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wiley
Author: April Speight
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2020
TCIN: 80624039
UPC: 9781119643814
Item Number (DPCI): 247-52-8892
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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"Python is one of the best languages for beginners! This book helps you quickly get the hang of Python so that you can create fun projects that will really impress your family and friends. You'll first learn what you can create with Python and how to set up your computer to code. Once Python is installed, you'll be well on your way to creating your own programs. You'll be introduced to concepts such as variables, strings, loops, functions, modules and many more elements of Python, one step at a time. Before you know it, you'll be a Python pro!"--Provided by publisher.



Book Synopsis



Introduce children to the popular Python programming language through relatable examples and fun projects!

Python has now surpassed Java as the most commonly used programming language. As the language rises in popularity, this complete guide can teach basic Python concepts to kids with its simple, friendly format. Bite-Size Python: An Introduction to Python Programming provides children with a foundation in the Python language. This unique book shares knowledge through easy-to-understand examples, fast exercises, and fun projects!

As children learn, their parents, caregivers, and instructors can also join in their discoveries. Bite-Size Python is ideal for those who are new to programming, giving kids ages 9 and up a beginners' approach to learning one of the most important programming languages.

  • Gives an overview of Python
  • Provides exciting programming projects
  • Offers instruction on how to download and install Python
  • Presents key programming language concepts
  • Simplifies technical definitions

With this playful guide to learning Python, readers can try out activities on their computers for a hands-on learning experience. The artwork in Bite-Size Python represents children of various backgrounds, so any child who picks up this book will be empowered to learn and young readers will love showing their projects to friends and family!



From the Back Cover



READY TO LEARN HOW TO CODE? START HERE WITH PYTHON!

Python is one of the best languages for beginners! This book helps you quickly get the hang of Python so that you can create fun projects that will really impress your family and friends.

You'll first learn what you can create with Python and how to set up your computer to code. Once Python is installed, you'll be well on your way to creating your own programs. You'll be introduced to concepts such as variables, strings, loops, functions, modules and many more elements of Python, one step at a time. Before you know it, you'll be a Python pro!

By taking Python in bite-size pieces, you'll be able to start coding right away. You'll create:

  • A sign-up sheet for a school musical
  • A Mad Libs generator that tells a silly story
  • A program that calculates your age on Mars
  • A customer service bot
  • Plus more!

The exercises are short, and the projects are fun. Ready? Let's get started!



About the Author



APRIL SPEIGHT is a Python developer with a passion for helping beginners get started with programming. She believes that by providing programming instruction that is equal parts approachable, relatable, and fun she can truly foster a welcoming learning experience. Considered a true creator at heart, April enjoys programming AI assistants and chat bots, creating experiences with mixed reality, and discovering new ways to teach technical concepts to nontechnical audiences. Curious about what she's currently learning or creating? Follow her on Twitter @VogueandCode.

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