Speakaboos Celebrates Space Exploration with a New Interactive Story Inspired by the First American Female Astronaut

Speakaboos Adds a STEAM Story Steeped in History to Inspire All Children to Reach for the Stars

A unique interactive digital story inspired by Sally Ride is now on Speakaboos. In Hayley Rides Into Space the legendary hero, physicist and first American female astronaut in space is celebrated in a newly animated story featuring a spirited and adventurous girl, Hayley, who dreams of becoming an astronaut like Sally Ride and exploring outer space. Young readers can be inspired by Hayley’s love of space as she prepares for her first mission, experiences weightlessness, and launches her first satellite.


Hayley Rides Into Space is a collaboration between Speakaboos and David Bruce Smith. In addition to being a well known history author, Mr. Smith is the President and founder of The Grateful AmericanTM Foundation, an organization dedicated to restoring the enthusiasm in American history for kids and adults.

If your reader enjoys Haley Rides Into Space, they may also be interested the following Speakaboos stories about space, aviation and pretend play:

Parents and educators are invited to register for a Speakaboos account at www.Speakaboos.com and receive a free trial before signing up for a monthly or annual subscription. The Speakaboos app featuring the entire library for mobile devices can be downloaded for iOS through the App Store or for Android through Google Play.