Educators and STEM advocates are always searching for engaging ways to keep students interested in STEM--and a new graphic novel that uses computational thinking to teach students to code might be the next big thing.

It's no secret that STEM jobs, especially computer science, are growing more rapidly than the pool of qualified candidates to fill those jobs. But far too often, students lose interest in STEM at an early age, creating a stubborn pattern that many are hoping to break.

Curly Bracket, from Ashoka fellow and Swedish social entrepreneur Johan Wendt, is a combination textbook and graphic novel that builds...

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