A coding adventure about a brilliant inventor and her runaway robot, Rox’s Secret Code aims to inspire the next generation of female leaders in STEM!
Rox is happy to spend the whole day on her laptop inventing awesome robots, but her dad wants her to clean up! When the Chorebot she designs gets a mind of its own and tries to organize the whole city, Rox and her neighbor Amar race to recode Chorebot in time to save the day.
Read the story, get the app, code your robot! After you’ve read Rox’s story, look to the last page for instructions on how to download the free Secret Code app, designed by the coding geniuses at Electric Factory. Install it on your smartphone and unlock a coding game that allows readers to design their own augmented reality robot and see it come to life on the front cover of the book! Through these custom creations, children will be introduced to the basics of coding by playing with coding values and actions. Rox’s Secret Code and its app unite traditional and digital storytelling with educational entertainment, inspiring children to become makers of technology: a world full of creative possibilities for their futures.
Girl power abounds in this book about coding that introduces young readers to the world of programming while offering them hands-on activities via a companion app…The artwork, styled in the tradition of popular superhero series, is peppy and colorful, and it depicts Rox as an adorable black girl donning a black bomber jacket and a pink tutu… Informative, empowering, and fun. –Kirkus Reviews