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

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...intelligence, humanity, creativity, seriousness of purpose, and humor will stick with readers, and inspire them.
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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.

 

About Andrea Gonzales

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Andrea “Andy” Gonzales, a senior at Hunter College High School, and Sophie Houser, a freshman at Brown University, met and discovered the power of coding at Girls Who Code. They created a simple 8-bit video game, Tampon Run, and then watched it go viral. They are proud advocates for girls in STEM, and coding in particular, and continue to combat taboos and glass ceilings working against girls everywhere. Author Image 1
 
Published March 7, 2017 by HarperCollins. 288 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Computers & Technology, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction
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...intelligence, humanity, creativity, seriousness of purpose, and humor will stick with readers, and inspire them.

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