Sasha Savvy Loves to Code

Sasha Savvy Loves to Code


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Sasha Savvy Loves to Code by Sasha Ariel Alston, Vanessa Brantley-Newton

Sasha Savvy Loves to Code is an early reader chapter book (ages 7-10). The main character, Sasha Savvy, is a super smart 10-year old African-American girl, who lives in Washington, DC. Sasha must choose which class to take for summer camp. Her mom discovers that the camp is offering a new class for girls on how to code. Sasha thinks this will be boring and doesn’t believe that she is good at computer stuff. Despite this, she decides to give it a chance and convinces her best friends Gabby Reyes and Ashley Webster, to attend the coding camp with her. Sasha’s mom, a Software Developer, gives her a unique formula to help her remember how to code but will it be enough to get her through a challenging first day of camp with bugs everywhere, computing errors, that is.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780997135428
Publisher: Gold Fern Press
Publication date: 06/02/2017
Pages: 44
Sales rank: 234,544
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Sasha Ariel Alston is the author of the children's book "Sasha Savvy Loves to Code". From Washington, DC, she is currently an Information Systems Major with a minor in Marketing at Pace University in New York in the Lubin School of Business. With successful information technology and business internships at Infor, Microsoft, EverFi, the U.S. Department of Commerce, Many Mentors, and the National Academy Foundation behind her, she is a sought-after speaker to encourage youth, especially girls of color, to pursue educational and career opportunities in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Sasha was also the recipient of the Imani Award and the Prize for Achievement Award by Kurt Giessler Foundation, a Finalist in the Youth Essay Category of the Larry Neal Writers' Award presented by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and was published in the Harvard Educational Review - Youth Voices. This is her debut novel.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An excellent children's book. The book introduces young girls to coding and inspires them to consider coding as a career choice. Very well written. Great story line. I recommend Sasha Savvy Loves to Code for every school and public library.