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Computers -- Programming

Is your gifted child interested in computer programming?  Maybe he or she would like to start learning to program by creating web pages. Or maybe something a little more advanced?  Whatever level of interest your child has in computer programming, you're sure to find a book about it! 

Search Game Programming for Teens, 3rd Edition (Computer Game and Simulation Programming)
by: Maneesh Sethi

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Search Kids Coding Book: If-Then-Else (Coding Palz - Computer programming for kids Book 7)
by: Ayesha

Search Kids Book: Json's Password (Coding palz - Computer Programming For Kids Book 2)
by: Liz Lah

Search Java Programming for Kids: Learn Java Step By Step and Build Your Own Interactive Calculator for Fun! (Java for Beginners)
by: R. Chandler Thompson

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Search Do-It-Yourself Java Games: An Introduction to Java Computer Programming (Volume 1)
by: Annette Godtland's Price: $25.00
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Search Python: Academy - The Stress Free Way To Learning Python Inside & Out - Beginners Guide (FREE Books, Python Programming For Beginners, Python For Informatics)
by: IT Academy

Search Raspberry Pi: Beginner's Guide - Learn Raspberry Pi in Easy Steps (learning raspberry pi, kids raspberry pi, programming raspberry pi)
by: Jessica Kirklin

Search Java For Kids - A Computer Programming Tutorial
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Search Principles of Programming: Computer programming for kids and beginners
by: Joseph M Dwyer

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Search Jazzy Fonts: Colorful Coding Story that teaches Kids , Fonts (Coding Palz - Computer Programming for Kids)
by: Liz Lah



Some children not only love to play games on the computer, they love to create them!

If you have a gifted child who's interested in making some computer games, visit the Game Maker website.

Game Maker is a program that can be used to create many types of computer games, such as maze games, scrolling shooters, platform games, puzzle games, and 3D games.

The best part of Game Maker is that one doesn't need to know much programming to create the games.  It's a wonderful way to learn the basics of game making -- like what makes a good game!

Even young children can learn to use this program or you and your child can build games together!   

If your child has a Playstation 2 (or will be getting one!), RPG Maker is a great game for kids (and adults) who want to create their own Role Playing Game (RPG).  While it is rated E for Everyone, it does require patience, but that's what all programming requires! 


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