Building Blocks of Computer Science

Building Blocks of Computer Science

$429.00 inc. GST

SKU: 20427
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Volumes: 8

Coding and computer basic come alive in the newest instalment of the popular building blocks series. Join Al, Stack, Tasky, and other colourful characters in a graphic-novel style adventure into fundamental concepts in computer science.

Developed in consultation with a coding bootcamp, this series makes complex topics engaging and accessible.

Includes online access to activities that support and enhance learning.

Titles in this series:

  • Algorithms
  • Coding Languages
  • Debugging
  • Hardware
  • Internet
  • Logic in Coding
  • Order in Coding
  • Organising Data

SKU: 20427
ISBN: 978-0-7166-2883-5
Pages: 32 each
Copyright: 2021
Trim Size: 20.32 cm x 25.4 cm
Lexile: GN560L-GN910L


  • Differentiate instructions with nonfiction graphic novels that appeal to learners of all ages.
  • Designed in consultation with a coding bootcamp.
  • Help beginner and advanced students tackle difficult coding and computer tasks.
  • Make complex computer science topics more approachable with bright, playful illustrations and fun characters.

"World Book’s new graphic nonfiction series depicts the wonders of computing and includes an array of characters related to computer science, such as Chip, the computer chip, and Bug, the programming error. Each character takes readers through different worlds, from physical hardware to core concepts related to coding like debugging and algorithms. These titles are rich in technological vocabulary without overwhelming readers with computer jargon. The text also respects readers’ intelligence by connecting the concepts to everyday experiences, such as gaming.
VERDICT: This series covers high-level information in a visually appealing way and will make a refreshing addition to a science comics or coding collection."

School Library Journal 2020

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