The Cynja: A graphic novel series created to inspire kids of all ages to learn about technology and cybersecurity
Cool book alert! Check out The Cynja, a graphic novel series for kids to help them learn about tech and cybersecurity.
About the book series
Hidden deep inside our planet’s virtual world, hiding in the darkened cyber alleys of our digital neigborhoods, a new generation of bad guys has risen. Zombies, worms, botnets– all threaten our happiness and future. But there is hope. A lone warrior battles this new sinister cyber evil. He is the Cynsei.
The Cynsei is trying to keep us safe.
But the guardian of all things noble in cyberspace cannot fight alone. His enemies are too numerous. If the Internet is to escape falling into darkness, the Cynsei needs help. But who would be brave enough to travel into the depths of malicious networks?
A Cynja, that’s who.
Authors Chase Cunningham and Heather C. Dahl along with Artmaster Shirow Di Rosso draw upon their own IT backgrounds in creating this thrilling adventure as a way to introduce kids to awesome world of cyberspace and technology
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