Built for Speed : A Branches Book

Series: Layla and the Bots

by Vicky Fang, Illustrated By Christine Nishiyama


Scholastic Inc.
August 2020


Fiction
Ages 5 – 7 . Grades Kindergarten – 2


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!
Vicky Fang

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

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

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$5.99

ISBN: 9781338582925

80pp. | 5-¼ x 7-⅝