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Author Schwartz, Ella, 1974- author.
Title Can you crack the code? : a fascinating history of ciphers and cryptography / by Ella Schwartz ; illustrated by Lily Williams.
Pub Info New York : Bloomsbury Children's books, [2019]
book jacket
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Descript 118 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Audience Ages 8-12.
Grades 4 to 6.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical information (107-111) and index.
Summary "Codes can carry big secrets! Throughout history, lots of good guys and lots of bad guys have used codes to keep their messages under wraps. This fun and flippable nonfiction features stories of hidden treasures, war-time maneuverings, and contemporary hacking as well as explaining the mechanics behind the codes in accessible and kid friendly forms. Sidebars call out activities that invite the reader to try their own hand at cracking and crafting their own secret messages. This is the launch of an exciting new series that invites readers into a STEM topic through compelling historical anecdotes, scientific backup, and DIY projects."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Ciphers -- Juvenile literature.
Ciphers -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Cryptography -- Juvenile literature.
Cryptography -- History -- Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Games & Activities / General.
Genre Instructional and educational works.
Add Author Williams, Lily, illustrator.
Related To Online version: Schwartz, Ella, 1974- Can you crack the code? New York : Bloomsbury, [2019] 9781681199894 (DLC) 2018020549
ISBN 9781681195148 (hardcover)
1681195143 (hardcover)
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