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This Kickstarter For a Coding Book For Kids Smashed its Fundraising Goal in Four Days

Liz Dwyer

Linda Liukas is on a mission to combine software with storytelling. So she launched a Kickstarter to raise $10K for a "children's book called Hello Ruby" which will teach kids aged 4-7 programming basics. Four days in 4,400 backers have donated over $188k. The project will tell the story of Ruby "a small girl with a huge imagination," Liukas tells The Guardian and will combine "an illustrated storybook with Ruby's tale, and an activity book that teaches early programming."

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  • WomenYSK

    Have you seen that Linda has now raised over $275,000! Amazing.