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Esports: Game Design

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172425

Esports competitions have become a world-wide phenomenon with millions of viewers and fans. Learn about the different components of creating a game, from coding and art development, to marketing and advertisements. Aligned with curriculum standards, these books also highlight key 21st Century content including information, media, and technology skills. Engaging content and hands-on activities encourage creative and design thinking. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Coding and Scripting in Roblox Studio

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173200

Roblox is more than just a video game. It is a platform where millions of players create and share games with each other. With more than 40 million games available now and thousands more being added every day, it offers players a never ending source of fun and adventure. In this book, readers will learn how computer programming skills can be employed in Roblox Studio, the powerful tool that is used to create Roblox games. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Characters in Roblox

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173194

Roblox is more than just a video game. It is a platform where millions of players create and share games with each other. With more than 40 million games available now and thousands more being added every day, it offers players a never ending source of fun and adventure. In this book, readers will learn how they can use their creativity to customize the looks of their in-game characters. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Careers in Esports

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172401

Esports competitions have become a world-wide phenomenon with millions of viewers and fans. Learn about different careers in esports from a pro player, to an artist, to a developer! Aligned with curriculum standards, these books also highlight key 21st Century content including information, media, and technology skills. Engaging content and hands-on activities encourage creative and design thinking. Book includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Building in Roblox Studio

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173187

Roblox is more than just a video game. It is a platform where millions of players create and share games with each other. With more than 40 million games available now and thousands more being added every day, it offers players a never ending source of fun and adventure. In this book, readers will learn about Roblox Studio, the powerful game-creation tool that is freely available to all Roblox players. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Building in Fortnite

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173118

With more than 250 million players around the world, Fortnite is one of the most popular video games in history. In this book, readers will learn how the game's construction system works and how they can use it to get the high ground against their opponents. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Get into Minecraft

Vic Kovacs (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117939

One of the most popular video games in the world, Minecraft is all about using creativity, collaboration, and skill to create and protect exciting digital worlds. Readers will delight in this engaging title, which reveals tips and tricks for using the digital version of the video game as well as creative offline projects. With clear instructions and exciting ideas, this book will motivate readers to “get into” the exciting world of Minecraft!

Get into Chess

Rachel Stuckey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117908

Chess is one of the most popular and challenging strategy games of all time! This engaging title covers the rules, pieces, moves, and strategies. Step-by-step photos bring matches to life and connect readers to the instructions. Fact boxes highlight fascinating facts and records including the longest match, extreme chess games, and more.

Around the World in Jokes, Riddles, and Games

Marguerite Rodger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117458

Laughter is a universal language. Using jokes, puns, riddles, fantastic images, rhymes, and more, this book examines humor around the world. Readers will learn how humor is shaped by language and culture and how being a "cultural insider" can help you understand humor in another language or country.

A Math Journey Through Computer Games

Hilary Koll, Steve Mills (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177162

Fun pictograms and infographics about computer games make learning about math topics such as ratios, speed, distance, time, volume, percentages, and equations easy and fun. In this book, readers are presented with several computer game scenarios and must use their mathematical skills to solve equations to up their scores. Math puzzles and exercises help children build confidence in their math skills.

Co-Ops, Teams, and MMOs

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121875

Learn how to work together with other gamers as a team or as a strategy against other players in large online games. Co-ops, Teams, and MMOs gives tips and tricks for a variety of games and styles, including role-playing games.

Building Virtual Worlds

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121868

Choose an avatar and jump into the virtual world. This exciting gaming title introduces readers to top game creators, and gives tips and tricks for creating and customizing virtual world games familiar to readers.

Platform Games

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121882

From adventure games to endless running, this title helps gamers remaster their skills with tips and tricks to reach new levels. Readers will also love finding out about game designers and innovators and how they made a lifestyle into a career.

Speed Racers

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121905

Up your skills with this insightful guide to speed racer games. Readers who love twists, turns, and loops will find next level hacks and cheats in this title, which also features bios of game designers and makers.

Strategy Games

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121912

Do you enjoy building castles, leading fantasy armies, and developing strategies to divide and conquer? This tactical guide will appeal to strategy games enthusiasts looking for tips and tricks to dominate in their favorite games. They'll also enjoy reading about how these games were made and who the masterminds were behind them.

Action-Adventure Games

Kirsty Holmes (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427121899

So, you like to take on a character and interact with other gamers?  Action-Adventure Games will help readers up their skills, explore further, and load up on more loot. They'll also love learning about game designers and innovators and how they made a lifestyle into a life.

All About Online Gaming

Jill Sherman (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635171747

Explores the fascinating world of online gaming. With colorful spreads featuring fun facts, sidebars, and a "How It Works" feature, the book provides an inspiring look at this exciting technology.

Leadership on the Playground

James Hancock (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645272373

In this book, readers will learn about leadership, traits of a good leader, and how to show leadership on the playground. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about leadership. Includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

The Making of Apex Legends

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160835

In 2019, the surprise launch of Apex Legends took the gaming world by storm. Offering a fast-paced, team-based twist on the battle royale style of gameplay popularized by titles such as Fortnite, it caught the attention of more than 50 million players within the first month of its release. In this book, readers discover how this incredible game was created, from its top-secret early development to its record-breaking release. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Coding Onstage

Kristin Fontichiaro, Colleen Van Lent (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160439

The Coding Onstage book presents early learners with a theater story challenge they can solve using Scratch 3. Simple text and instructional images guide students to deepen their understanding of coding. Readers learn about coordinates, movement, sprite characteristics, events, and more. Book is aligned to curriculum standards and includes extension activities and opportunities for students to customize and experiment with their code. Call outs on each page help students grasp the conceptual understanding behind the code block. Book includes table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography.

Coding on the Playground

Kristin Fontichiaro, Colleen Van Lent (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160385

The Coding on the Playground book presents early learners with a playground story challenge they can solve using Scratch 3. Simple text and instructional images guide students to deepen their understanding of coding. Readers learn about coordinates, movement, sprite characteristics, events, and more. Book is aligned to curriculum standards and includes extension activities and opportunities for students to customize and experiment with their code. Call outs on each page help students grasp the conceptual understanding behind the code block. Book includes table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography.

Fortnite: Creative Mode

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160781

With hundreds of millions of players around the world, Fortnite is the video game sensation that has taken the world by storm. Its unique design combines the construction and problem solving of games like Minecraft with competitive online battles. In this book, readers will learn all about the game's Creative mode, which allows players to create new levels and game modes using Fortnite's robust building tools. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Fortnite: Guide to Chapter 2

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534167261

Learn more about Fortnite Chapter 2! Explore the 13 new locations and learn the ins and outs of exciting new challenges. With hundreds of millions of players around the world, Fortnite is the video game sensation that has taken the world by storm. Its unique design combines the construction and problem solving of games like Minecraft with competitive online battles. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Fortnite: Guide to the Island

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160811

Learn more about Fortnite Chapter 2! Explore the 13 new locations, and learn the ins and outs of the updated map for your next Battle Royale match. With hundreds of millions of players around the world, Fortnite is the video game sensation that has taken the world by storm. Its unique design combines the construction and problem solving of games like Minecraft with competitive online battles. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Fortnite: Save the World

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160798

With hundreds of millions of players around the world, Fortnite is the video game sensation that has taken the world by storm. Its unique design combines the construction and problem solving of games like Minecraft with competitive online battles. In this book, readers will learn all about the game's story-based Save the World mode, which focuses on teamwork and cooperation between players. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.