One of our team’s missions is to improve Alaskan youth literacy—which the University of Alaska has noted as being a common barricade for college-bound students. One way we are approaching this mission is to develop a set of children’s book about Riley Robot and his adventures in space for presentation to primary schools and family groups. It is our hope to use this project to show both the joys of robots and reading.
We finished the first draft of the first book, Riley Robot and the Robot Race in Space in Spring 2018. We are now in the process of receiving feedback from children, parents, teachers, and community members. We know that books follow a process not that different from the engineering process, and we may still go through many iterations before we have a quality product. We welcome as much feedback as possible as we continue to develop Riley Robot.Please consider helping our team out by reading the book and completing a very quick survey. Thanks!