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Think Like a Computer

Think Like a Computer

Looking for an engaging book to teach girls about Computer Science? This is it!

Eight-year-old Terysa loves to solve problems. Give her some time and she’ll figure out how to solve anything. So when Terysa is given an older computer for her birthday, she faces her biggest challenge yet: can she make it talk? Terysa is full of good ideas, but will any of them work, or does she need to change her approach and think less like a human and think more like a computer? This fun and interactive story introduces children to the basics of coding through an engaging narrative based on the true story of a little girl who loves to solve problems!

By the end of the book, parents and teachers will have a guide for nurturing early problem solving skills and encouraging healthy curiosity all while simultaneously introducing young girls to Computer Science.

Book Details

Publisher: Xoxoterysa
Publish Date: December 1, 2021
ISBN: 9798985096705
Language: English

About the Author

Terysa Ridgeway is a Technical Program Manager at Google. Before that, Terysa was a rocket scientist developing code for Exoatmospheric Spacecraft!

Terysa holds Computer Science and Mathematics degrees from Southern University and A&M College, and was recently accepted into Stanford University’s Executive Education LEAD program.

Terysa is inspired to write by her insanely vivid dreams, stories from her children’s ‘out of this world’ imagination, and by seeing brilliant young minds at work.

Terysa lives with her supportive husband and their four children, a creative ten-year-old, a nine-year-old aspiring author and songwriter, an inquisitive three-year-old, and an energetic two-year-old.

Terysa believes that when it comes to learning, with the right support, the sky is the limit!

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