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The Debate about Playing Video Games

Rachel Seigel (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781635176681

Provides a thorough overview of the major pros and cons of playing video games. Readable text, interesting sidebars, and illuminating infographics invite readers to jump in and join the debate.

Maker Projects for Kids Who Love Games

Rebecca Sjonger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117182

Game design requires many skills including imagination, problem solving, communication, and teamwork. These characteristics make it a natural fit for the Maker movement. From board games to video games, this exciting title introduces readers to the essential basics of game design including game components and systems, prototype design, play testing, and the steps in the iterative design process. “Makers and Shakers” sidebars introduce readers to some of the world’s greatest game designers and innovators. The title also includes engaging, step-by-step Maker projects to put their game design skills to work.

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.

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.

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.

Fortnite: World Cup

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160804

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 Fortnite World Cup, an official global tournament that awards millions of dollars in prizes to the game's top players. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Apex Legends: Beginner's Guide

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160828

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 will find out everything they need to know to get started and outdo their competitors in Apex Legends. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Apex Legends: Characters

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160842

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 will learn about the different playable characters in Apex Legends and find out how to win with all of them. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Apex Legends: Combat

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160873

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 take a deep dive into the complex combat systems of Apex Legends and learn what it takes to win consistently. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Apex Legends: Equipment

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160859

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 will learn about the wide range of weapons and other equipment in Apex Legends and find out how to use this gear effectively. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Apex Legends: Guide to Kings Canyon

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160897

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 will learn their way around the sprawling world of Kings Canyon, where all Apex Legends matches take place. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Apex Legends: Microtransactions

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160866

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 will learn how to customize their characters' appearance through microtransactions in Apex Legends. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Apex Legends: Teamwork

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160880

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 will learn how to work alongside their Apex Legends teammates to get the advantage over rival teams. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Esports

M.G. Higgins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630789091

Esports is more than just professional gaming. There are hundreds of contests, serious cash prizes, and millions of fans. Pro gamers have been working hard since the 1970s to build their skills and win big. The Esports industry isn't perfect, but it's definitely on the rise.

Fortnite: Beginner's Guide

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534149618

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 everything they need to know to get started in their first online Battle Royale matches. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Fortnite: Healing Items and Potions

Josh Gregory (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534149595

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 huge variety of helpful items. Includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Building a Roller Coaster in Minecraft: Science

Adam Hellebuyck, Mike Medvinsky (authors)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534140882

Using the fun, interactive world of Minecraft and key concepts in STEAM, two teachers developed the Minecraft and STEAM series to be used in and out of the classroom. In Minecraft and STEAM, students discover that Minecraft isn't just a game, it's a tool that can be used to learn about real-world science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Building a Roller Coaster in Minecraft focuses: Science on science but includes other STEAM concepts in the sidebars. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, sources for further reading, and an extension activity.