Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done by Andrea Gonzales

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Read Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done Online Free - Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere, Girl Code is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming world famous. The book also includes bonus content to help you get started coding!

Fans of funny and inspiring books like Maya Van Wagenen’s Popular and Caroline Paul’s Gutsy Girl will love hearing about Andrea “Andy” Gonzales and Sophie Houser’s journey from average teens to powerhouses. Through the success of their video game, Andy and Sophie got unprecedented access to some of the biggest start-ups and tech companies, and now they’re sharing what they’ve seen. Their video game and their commitment to inspiring young women have been covered by the Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, CNN, Teen Vogue, Jezebel, the Today show, and many more.

Get ready for an inside look at the tech industry, the true power of coding, and some of the amazing women who are shaping the world. Andy and Sophie reveal not only what they’ve learned about opportunities in science and technology but also the true value of discovering your own voice and creativity.



Title : Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done
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ISBN : 006247250X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 272 pages


Reviews


Kevin rated it ★★★★☆

September 06, 2017

I loved this book. I've been interested in programing for 35 years. I'm not much good at it but still find it fascinating. That's why I picked this book up, I'm surely not the targeted audience old white male, but I learned a lot about feminism, ambition, and the courage to put yourself out there...


Paige (Illegal in 3 Countries) rated it ★★★★☆

May 10, 2017

See more of my reviews on The YA Kitten! My copy was an ARC I got as a reviewer for YA Books Central. If you can’t tell by the sad self-designed blog graphics, I kinda like Photoshop, digital design in general, and web design. I took web and digital design classes in high school, but the web desig...


Kayla (Kdrewkthebookworm) rated it ★★★★★

February 11, 2017

*4.5 Stars* I don't read many memoirs. To me, books are an escapism from reality, and memoirs and other non-fiction books are the complete opposite. Because of this, I became kind of reluctant after I requested this book and found out it was a memoir, but I still dove in with high hopes- hopes tha...


Spenser rated it ★★★★☆

April 13, 2017

Excellent book about the technical world of gaming. I recommend this book if this is a subject you're interested in or you to be part of this industry. I appreciated how it's simple to read and doesn't bog you with techno babble.


Zach rated it ★★★★★

May 15, 2017

There are a lot of "irons in the fire" in "Girl Code": Coding culture, the story of two young women, & the taboo of menstruation as a conversational topic. Though I think it could have been easy to get lost a bit in those themes, authors Gonzales & Houser (also the subjects of the book) d...


CapesandCovers rated it ★★★★☆

September 10, 2017

As someone who heard about Tampon Run way back when it first came out, and loved the concept of it (not to mention playing it), I was pretty interested in this book. I don't usually read non-fiction, but I really enjoyed how Girl Code read with a dual POV. Both Sophie and Andie were relatable and...


Maureen rated it ★★★★☆

September 08, 2017

I only came across this gem because I'm doing Book Riot's Read Harder challenge, and it met the non-fiction about technology criteria. It's a novella-size memoir by the two teenagers who developed the game Tampon Run at Girls Who Code. (I'm old. I'd never heard of either of these things.) It's a...


Valerie rated it ★★★☆☆

March 03, 2017

3.5 stars! I didn't like the writing too much, which is understandable, but the message was phenomenal. GIRLS CODING, and also a video game where you throw tampons at people. I really appreciated how the authors went into how they tackled each project and each line of code. Sometimes it's really o...


Dyan rated it ★★★★☆

February 12, 2017

I got this book through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. Girl Code is a nonfiction book about two girls who learn to code and go viral with the game they developed. The book is written by Andrea and Sophie and we get both of their opinions and views and experiences through alternating c...


Sarah rated it ★★★★★

May 21, 2017

Clearly I love a great book about female empowerment, and Girl Code is no exception. Absolutely awesome! This is my new favorite book and I have bought several copies for my high school library to give to both male and female aspiring coders and any student who needs to be inspired to persevere i...





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