Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Sasha Savvy Starts it Up

Today's BOOK OF THE DAY, "Sasha Savvy Starts it Up" by Sasha Ariel Alston is the perfect book for middle-grade students. The thing I love the most about it is the valuable lesson that it provides kids for team work and overcoming obstacles when Sasha and her best friends decide to start a business. This is a must-read for every middle-schooler. Take a look.

Savvy Starts It Up Hardcover – September 16, 2020
by Sasha Ariel Alston  (Author)

Sasha Savvy Starts it Up is a middle-grade book (ages 8-12). In the first book of the series, Sasha Savvy Loves to Code, 10-year old Sasha Savvy from Washington, DC, was introduced to coding, and she loved it. Now she's 12, in middle school, and smart and inquisitive as ever. Her mom Stacy Savvy, a software developer, and her dad, Steve Savvy, a Chef and Entrepreneur, encourage her to use her imagination and to be creative when she runs into a problem. Sasha and her best friends, Ashley Webster and Gabby Reyes decide to start a business. The family supports them, and even 17- year old big brother Savion joins the team. Readers will follow the team's progress from having an idea to making a plan to facing challenges to learning big lessons as they launch their business.
Through STEM, entrepreneurial, and social justice concepts, Sasha Savvy Starts It Up is here to inspire girls to be confident, creative thinkers, and problem-solvers, all while having fun. 

Product Details

·  Item Weight: 9.3 ounces
·  Hardcover: 68 pages
·  ISBN-10: 0997135468
·  ISBN-13: 978-0997135466
·  Product Dimensions : 6 x 0.25 x 9 inches
·  Publisher: Gold Fern Press (September 16, 2020)
·  Language: English
·  Reading level: 8 - 12 years

About the Author

Sasha A. Alston is the author of the groundbreaking children's book, Sasha Savvy Loves to Code. Sasha Savvy Starts it Up is the second book in the series with a focus on entrepreneurship. Sasha is a well sought-after Speaker that encourages youth to explore educational and career opportunities in STEM.

She has appeared on Good Morning America, been featured in Forbes, Huff Post, the Atlantic, and Black Enterprise. She has inspired girls to dream big in Disney, Google, Snapchat, Amazon, & Facebook initiatives and won several awards for her outstanding accomplishments.

A 2020 graduate of Pace University's Lubin School of Business with a degree in Information Systems, she is also the Founder & CEO of Sasha Ariel Ventures LLC. Currently, she resides in Washington, DC.