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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.

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.

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.

Hop, Throw, and Play: Build Your Skills Every Day!

Rebecca Sjonger (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117540

Research suggests that children who develop locomotor, balance, and manipulative skills at a young age are more likely to participate in physical activities throughout their lives. This action-packed title introduces these fundamental movement skills and provides readers with fun ways to incorporate them into their everyday activities.

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.

Games and Entertainment/Juegos y ocio

Sabrina Crewe (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124418

This Spanish and English bilingual book looks at how children have fun in other countries. Travel the world to see the activities that people enjoy, from sports and games to art and music.

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.

Can You Swing Your Arms?

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Iesha Wright (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781645802556

“Can You Swing Your Arms?” is perfect to get kids moving, exercising, and having fun. From swinging their arms around and around, to touching the ground and marching in place, young children will feel energized and happy. This adorable book will reinforce early literacy skills, too!

We Play

Katrina Streza (author) Jade Goegebuer (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623952907

There are so many fun things to do outside. This beginning reader focuses on action words and encourages kids to get up and get moving. Like all Discover Reading, level 1 readers, We Play features short sentences and beginning sight words along with activities in the back to continue the learning experience.

I Like!

Cecilia Smith (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532409257

Kids like to play and draw and sing and dance. They all like different things and they all like each other. I Like is part of the Reading Stars series. Reading Star books are for kids at the very beginning of a lifetime love of reading. Each book features less than 50 words and uses repetition to build confidence. I Like is 24 pages long and features 16 different words to master.

If I had a Cat

Juliana O'Neill (author) Laura Nikiel (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532407611

If I had a cat, I would play with it. If you had a cat, what would you do with it? What would it do with you? This funny beginning reader is perfect for kids who think they want a cat. With 28 unique words, If I had a Cat, is part of the Reading Stars series and makes a great book for kids just starting out in their love of reading.