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Built for Speed

A Branches Book (Layla and the Bots #2)

Vicky Fang, Christine Nishiyama (Illustrator)

Paperback

List Price: 5.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Library Binding (8/4/2020)

Description

Ready, set, go! Layla and the Bots are heading to the races!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

Blossom Valley is hosting a go-kart race! The go-karts are provided for all the kids in town. Layla and the Bots can't wait for race day! But one racer, Tina, needs their help. She needs a new cart that uses hand-controls and other cool features. Layla and the Bots know just what to do... they will build her a brand-new cart that's even faster than her wheelchair! But will Tina's go-kart have enough speed to win the race? With full-color artwork on every page and speech bubbles throughout, this early chapter book series brings kid-friendly STEAM topics to young readers!


Praise For Built for Speed: A Branches Book (Layla and the Bots #2)

bPraise for iHappy Paws/i (Layla and the Bots #1):/b

"This easy-to-predict story, told in a mix of text and speech balloons, will give new readers confidence while imparting solid STEM lessons of research and implementation, and it's great to see a young girl of color portrayed as a confident inventor (and rock star). A solid introduction for an appealing new chapter-book character." -- iKirkus Reviews/i

"This transitional chapter book is ideal for emergent or early fluency readers. It includes charming illustrations to assist with decoding, and interesting STEM themes... this bright, inventive title would make a nice addition to a library's early chapter book collection." -- iSchool Library Journal/i

Scholastic Inc., 9781338582925, 80pp.

Publication Date: August 4, 2020



About the Author

Vicky Fang has designed technology experiences for kids at Google and Intel Labs, where she’s designed robots, installations, games, activities, and more. She started writing to support the growing need of early coding education, particularly for girls and minorities. Layla and the Bots is her first chapter book series. You can visit Vicky at vickyfang.com.



Christine Nishiyama is an illustrator and the founder of Might Could Studios. She self-published a picture book called iWe Are Fungi/i. You can visit Christine at mightcouldstudios.com.