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Computer Science for the Real World
Anyone can learn computer science, even at the elementary school level. This book delves into the essential computer science concept of parallelization using age-appropriate language and colorful illustrations. A meaningful storyline is paired with an accessible curricular topic to engage and excite readers. This book introduces readers to a relatable character and familiar situation, which demonstrates how parallelization is used in everyday life. Readers follow a narrator as she works side by side with her sister to bake cookies quickly. This fiction title is paired with the nonfiction title My Family Meal (ISBN: 9781538351031). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides: Vocabulary, Background knowledge, Text-dependent questions, Whole class activities, and Independent activities.