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Lauren Ipsum Book

Lauren Ipsum Book


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Embark on a whimsical journey into the world of logic and computer science with "Lauren Ipsum" – the perfect addition to any digital technology teacher's toolkit. This captivating book, hailed as "a looking glass tale for the computer age" by School Library Journal, seamlessly weaves computer science principles into a wacky adventure that captivates readers of all ages.

Key Features:

  1. Immersive Adventure: Join Lauren, an adventurous soul lost in Userland, as she navigates through a series of puzzles and encounters quirky characters like Hugh Rustic and the Wandering Salesman. This immersive tale captivates readers while subtly introducing them to essential computer science concepts.

  2. Empowering Philosophy: Discover positive, smart, and empowering philosophies seamlessly embedded in the narrative. "Lauren Ipsum" is not just a book; it's an empowering experience that ignites imaginations and encourages problem-solving skills.

  3. Endorsements: Praised by industry experts, including Cory Doctorow for Boing Boing and Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and author of Lean In, this book is hailed as "an absolutely brilliant kids' book about computer science" and "perfect for the budding scientist or programmer."

  4. Educational Value: Suitable for ages 10 and above, "Lauren Ipsum" serves as an entertaining yet educational resource. Readers not only enjoy a delightful story but also absorb fundamental concepts of logic and computer science without even realizing it.

  5. Interactive Learning: Delve into the rich narrative and, after the adventure, explore the notes at the back of the book. Uncover deeper insights into logic and computer science in the real world, making it an interactive learning experience.

Table of Contents:

  • The Computers in this Book
  • Chapter 0: Mostly Lost
  • Chapter 1: A Hidden Ally
  • Chapter 2: Sense and Sensibleness
  • Chapter 3: Rounding Error
  • Chapter 4: What the Tortoise Said to Laurie
  • Chapter 5: Welcome to Symbol
  • Chapter 6: A Tinker's Trade
  • Chapter 7: Read Me
  • Chapter 8: More That One Way to Do It
  • Chapter 9: Don't Repeat Yourself
  • Chapter 10: A Well-Timed Entrance
  • Chapter 11: A Fair Exchange
  • Chapter 12: An Improbable Twist
  • Chapter 13: The Game of Life
  • Chapter 14: In the Abstract
  • Chapter 15: Cleverness When It Counts
  • Chapter 16: A Change of Plan
  • Chapter 17: Chasing Elegants
  • Chapter 18: Many Hands Make Light Work
  • Chapter 19: Branching Out
  • Chapter 20: Fin
  • Chapter 21: One More Thing
  • The Field Guide to Userland

Enrich your learning environment with "Lauren Ipsum" – where every turn of the page unveils the wonders of computer science in an enchanting way!


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