What are the best Python books for beginners?

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    #1Think Python: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist

    Think Python: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist
    An introduction to Python programming for beginners. It starts with basic concepts of programming and is carefully designed to define all terms when they are first used and to develop each new concept in a logical progression
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    Kelly Little
    Written on December 31, 2017
    "I was expecting this to be more for a real beginner, but it wasn't. You need to know some basics of computer languages to read this book. It still seems ok, but I need to do some studying before I can read it. "
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    #2Beginning Python: From Novice to Professional

    Beginning Python: From Novice to Professional

    Beginning Python: From Novice to Professional is written by Magnus Lie Hetland which aims to teach readers about Python programming. With over 600 pages, this second edition book was published on 4 November 2009.

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    Heather Fox
    Written on January 1, 2018
    "This solution is a great fit for the topic. Those seeking an introduction to Python will enjoy the given solution because it focuses primarily on beginners. It helps people wanting to learn Python and doesn't become too difficult to begin with."
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    #3Python Programming for Beginners

    Python Programming for Beginners

    Python Programming for Beginners: An Introduction to the Python Computer Language and Computer Programming is a book written by Jason Cannon which aims to teach readers about Python programming.

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    Janet Stephens
    Written on January 5, 2018
    "Python Programming for Beginners: An Introduction to the Python Computer Language and Computer Programming is a great introduction to programming. It is easy to read and brief but thorough."
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    #4Dive into Python 3

    Dive into Python 3

    Dive into Python 3 is a book by Mark Pilgrim that will serve as your guide to learning the Python Programming. Each chapter has a complete sample of codes that you can use. 

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    Joe Kennedy
    Written on March 11, 2018
    "Python is one of the most popular programming languages. It is also really easy to learn compared to a lot of languages. But don't let the simplicity that is explained in this book trick you. Python is one of the most powerful programming languages there is."
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    #5Python Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science

    Python Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science

    Python Programming is a book by John Zelle that serves as an introductory guide to beginners in learning the Python Programming. It also has some tips for computer science majors and other computer related courses. 

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    Brian Carter
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "If you're a beginner attempting to learn Python, then Python Programming: An Introduction to Computer Science (2nd Edition) may be something you'd want to look at. As an introductory guide to the language, it has tips for understanding it and also can grow with the person as they learn more."
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    #6Learning to Program Using Python

    Learning to Program Using Python

    Learning to Program Using Python is a book by Cody Jackson that elaborates how Python programming can be accomplished using the basic information. The core of Python language is explained. 

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    Elizabeth Guerrero
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "This is a must-have for anyone looking to learn Python. It gives great explanations of the language of Python and helpful guides for beginners. This is the place to start if you are looking into learning Python."
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    #7Python 3 Object Oriented Programming

    Python 3 Object Oriented Programming

    Python 3 Object Oriented Programming is a nonfiction computer science programming reference book written by Dusty Phillips to learn Python 3. With over 400 pages, this book is published in 2010 by Packt Publishing.

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    Ethan Rose
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "An excellent reference which really helped me get a handle on Python and its uses. I'm very much a beginner programmer and this series overall has been easy to use and very instructive. "
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    #8Invent Your Own Computer Games With Python

    Invent Your Own Computer Games With Python

    Invent Your Own Computer Games With Python is a book by Al Sweigart that teaches how to invent your own games using the language of python programming. 

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    Rishika Sarin
    Written on March 13, 2018
    "For learning python this is the way to go!"
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