Super Scratch Programming Adventure! (Covers Version 2), 2nd Edition

“As you read this book, let your imagination run wild. What will you create with Scratch?”
—Professor Mitchel Resnick, Director, MIT Scratch Team, MIT Media Lab (From the Foreword)

Scratch is the wildly popular ­educational programming language used by ­millions of first-time learners in classrooms and homes worldwide. By dragging ­together colorful blocks of code, kids can learn computer programming concepts and make cool games and animations. The latest version, Scratch 2, brings the language right into your web browser, with no need to download software.

In Super Scratch Programming Adventure!, kids learn programming fundamentals as they make their very own playable video games. They’ll create projects inspired by classic arcade games that can be programmed (and played!) in an afternoon. Patient, step-by-step explanations of the code and fun programming challenges will have kids creating their own games in no time.

This full-color comic book makes programming concepts like variables, flow control, and subroutines effortless to absorb. Packed with ideas for games that kids will be proud to show off, Super Scratch Programming Adventure! is the perfect first step for the budding programmer.

Now Updated for Scratch 2 (To download the games for Scratch v1.4 Click Here)

The free Super Scratch Educator’s Guide provides commentary and advice on the book’s games suitable for teachers and parents.

For Ages 8 and Up

Table of Contents
Stage 1. Riding A Flare from the Sun
Stage 2. Entering Deep Space
Stage 3. Trapped By Mona Lisa’s Smile
Stage 4. Defend Hong Kong’s Technocore
Stage 5. Penalty Kick In Ipanema
Stage 6. Race in the Desert
Stage 7. The Secret Treasure of Giza
Stage 8. Wizard’s Race
Stage 9. The Final Fight … In Dark Space
Stage 10. Epilogue

Book Details

  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: No Starch Press; 2nd Edition (October 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1593275315
  • ISBN-13: 978-1593275310
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