Kids and computers? I know it seems like it’s second nature to kids, but that’s really not the case. Like everyone else, kids need to learn how to use computers and the internet. These books can help.
No matter your kid’s age, there is sure to be a great book available to help with the next stage of computer awareness. And who know? Maybe someday your child will even find a great career in computer science!
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Franklin and the Computer (A Franklin TV Storybook)
Franklin gets a bit too interested in his new computer game. Is Franklin’s computer time interfering with his friendships? An important lesson it’s never too early to learn.
Even very young children are fascinated by computers. That’s why these books featuring computers and fictional characters are such a hit with the younger set.
When Charlie McButton Lost Power
Arthur’s Computer Disaster: An Arthur Adventure
The Berenstain Bears’ Computer Trouble
Older children will enjoy learning more about computers as they read these great kids’ books.
Computer (DK Eyewitness Books)
A Smart Girl’s Guide to the Internet
Computer Activities Through the Year
Computers and Technology
Computer Fun for Everyone
Windows Vista and Internet for Children
Your kids might not even realize that there was ever a time before computers. These books on the history of computers and the men (and women!) who were pioneers in their field are sure to be a hit.
Steve Jobs & Steve Wozniak
Bill Gates: Computer Mogul and Philanthropist
Grace Hopper: Computer Pioneer
Who Was Steve Jobs?
The History of the Computer
Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and the Personal Computer
Beginning Microsoft Small Basic
An elementary text on Microsoft Small Basic, recommended for kids aged 13 and up — and by adults, too! A good introductory programming book — informative, and lots of fun.
Even kids can master the beginning steps of computer programming. See what your kid can learn from one of these books.
Hello World! Computer Programming for Kids and Other Beginners
A Kid’s Guide to Creating Web Pages for Home and School
Super Scratch Programming Adventure!:
It’s never too early to start thinking about the future. These books on computer careers can get your child thinking about a future career in computers.
Women in Computer Science Careers
Careers In Computer Gaming )
Working With Computers
Careers in Computer Graphics & Animation