How Do Computers Follow Instructions?

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A book review of How Do Computers Follow Instructions? A book about programming by J.T. Liso

A book review of How Do Computers Follow Instructions? A book about programming by J.T. Liso

Stars: ****

Flowerpot Press (2019)
Children’s Nonfiction
32 pages

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Summary: Have you ever wondered how computers follow instructions so well? Or how they do math so quickly?

In the How Do series, readers are invited to guess and then explore the science behind the right answers. Basic principles of coding, including variables, binary code, loops, programming languages, and more, are explored in this newest engaging addition to the How Do series.

About the How Do series: These visually appealing STEM titles for inquisitive readers and young science enthusiasts, are fully illustrated nonfiction picture books that are a great introduction to various STEM topics. Each title includes facts and figures, simple diagrams and hilarious illustrations and is written in a question-and-answer format to encourage readers to ask questions and guess the answers before exploring the science behind the correct answers.

How Do Computers Follow Instructions?

Want to introduce computer programming and coding to your child or perhaps they already want to know about it? This book would be a great introduction.

The reader will learn how computers follow instructions and how we communicate with computers. Input and output are discussed as is data, variables such as floats and booleans. It also explains how computers decide what to do and how long to do it for.

It’s a cute introduction to computers for ages 7-10 especially.

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About Kathleen

I've been a nonfiction lover for as long as I can remember. I love children's nonfiction as well and love to share my knowledge and the books I gained them from, with the world. I wish more people would give nonfiction a chance.