Code Breakers and Spies

Code breakers and spies have driven developments in technology and diplomacy through the constant struggle of stealing and protecting information. This series delves into major conflicts and explores the accomplishments and breakthroughs of code breakers and spies: how they drastically impacted wars, influenced society, and shaped the fields of not just cryptology and espionage, but also computer science, information technology, and more. A fun exploration of history and science, this series expands the reader’s understanding of computational thinking and communications devices as well as the effects these advances have had on the world.
Each Book Contains:
• Age-appropriate sidebars and fact boxes exploring key elements
• Photographs, graphics, and illustrations complementing and further explaining the text
• A chronology highlighting key military events, inventions, and historical figures related to spying
• Glossary terms bolded in the text and included in a Glossary section for ease of reading and comprehension
Curriculum Connections:
• Introduce young readers to the evolution of communications and technology through an age-appropriate review of code breaking and spying during armed conflicts
• Expand readers’ understanding of how computational and algorithmic thinkers overcome obstacles to achieve results and foster innovation
• Discuss the social and economic impact of technological advancements as well as the legal and ethical issues associated with them

Product type: Single Copy Set
ISBN: 978-1-5026-3977-6
Copyright: 2019
Reading Level: Grade 8
Interest Level: Grades 7-12+
Dimensions: 6" x 9"