Classic Computer Magazine Archive CREATIVE COMPUTING VOL. 9, NO. 4 / APRIL 1983 / PAGE 174

Computers for kids. (book reviews) Edward H. Carlson.

Computers for Kids

Computers for Kids by Sally Greenwood Larsen is published by Creative Computing Press. There are versions for the TRS-80, Apple, Atari, Vic-20 and Timex 1000/Sinclair ZX81. It uses large type and a language style appropriate for about the third or fourth grade. It treats 25 of the most essential Basic commands and has a nice section on the use of graphics. Ms. Larsen includes some sample programs, help in the mechanics of keyboard editing and disk drive use, and useful tips about teaching computer programming in the classroom. The section on making flow charts is delightful. Seventy-three pages.

Review Grade: A