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  • Published: 30 October 2017
  • ISBN: 9780753557600
  • Imprint: Virgin Books
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $29.99
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Girls Who Code

Learn to Code and Change the World


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Part how-to, part girl-empowerment, and all fun, from the leader of the movement championed by Sheryl Sandberg, Jack Dorsey, and other giants of the tech world.

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Crack the code to your future dreams

Since 2012, the organization Girls Who Code has been leading the charge to get girls interested in technology and coding. Now its founder, Reshma Saujani, wants to inspire you to be a girl who codes!

Bursting with dynamic artwork, down-to-earth explanations of coding principles, and real-life stories of girls and women working at places like Pixar and NASA, this graphically animated book shows what a huge role computer science plays in our lives and how much fun it can be. No matter your interest—sports, the arts, baking, student government, social justice—coding can help you do what you love and make your dreams come true.

Whether you’re a girl who’s never coded before, a girl who codes, or a parent raising one, this entertaining book, printed in bold two-color and featuring art on every page, will have you itching to create your own apps, games, and robots to make the world a better place.

  • Pub date: 30 October 2017
  • ISBN: 9780753557600
  • Imprint: Virgin Books
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $29.99

About the Author

Reshma Saujani

Reshma Saujani is the founder and CEO of GirlsWhoCode and the former Deputy Public Advocate of New York City. She has been featured in the New York Times, Time Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, along with many other media outlets.


Praise for Girls Who Code

“Reshma Saujani and Girls Who Code are changing the face of tech, one girl at a time. This book is an invitation for every girl to join the movement for a more equal and better future”

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and bestselling author of LEAN IN

“I don't know how to code but this book has inspired me to learn. I encourage all girls to read this book and be empowered to change the world through technology”

Malala Yousafzai, Student, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Co-Founder of the Malala Fund

“I truly believe that technology can inspire and empower our daughters to be great leaders and visionaries. I'm glad this book exists to show them the way”

John Legend

“Girls deserve the opportunity to fall in love with computers. This book, which makes computer science accessible, clear, and engaging, will help provide it. And it won’t be just girls who benefit”

Melinda Gates, philanthropist

“Girls Who Code is empowering young women to become the next generation of leaders in technology”

Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Square and Twitter


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