A unique interactive digital story inspired by Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut in space, is coming to Speakaboos on Monday, March 21, 2016. The story was created by Executive Producer David Bruce Smith and Producer Halim Jabbour.
The legendary American hero is celebrated in a newly animated story featuring a spirited and adventurous girl, Hayley, who dreams of becoming an astronaut like Sally Ride and exploring outer space. Young readers can be inspired by Hayley’s love of space as she prepares for her first mission, experiences weightlessness, and launches her first satellite into space.
Speakaboos is a digital storybook platform that motivates children to read, explore, and discover stories they love based on their interests. Its custom library is designed around high-interest categories that feature stories with rich illustrations, animated characters, and touchscreen interactions that bring favorite and new stories to life, support comprehension and keep children engaged while learning. Speakaboos is a multi-platform subscription service that delivers educational, entertaining, interactive stories to children. The digital library can be enjoyed on computers, tablets, or mobile devices at home, on the go, in schools, or in libraries.