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Pro Aids in teaching programming logic as well as Scheme
"The Little Schemer" teaches Scheme while also challenging the readers thought process in order to improve overall programming abilities.
Pro Creative and humorous teaching style
The authors write in a humorous and witty style that keeps the readers attention throughout the book.
Con Lack of detail for more difficult concepts
"The Little Schemer" does touch on more advanced Scheme concepts, however includes only a weak explanation of them. For more advanced topics, the sequel "The Seasoned Schemer", is required.