[IAEP] Please help suggest illustrated eBooks for Sugar on a Stick v2 Blueberry launch
sdaly.be at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 18:02:43 EST 2009
Sugar on a Stick v2 Blueberry will be launched at the Netbook World
Summit in Paris on December 8th and Walter will open the summit with
the keynote presentation!
Sebastian and other members of the SoaS team are working hard on
finalizing the master this weekend.
In this holiday season with $250 Kindles and $299 Nooks and $$$
eBooks, we want to talk about Sugar's great eBook tools as well as
open access eBooks - that eBooks shouldn't be only pricey DRM'd
downloads for pricey gadgets.
To do this, we want to "populate" Blueberry's Journal with a small
number of eBooks. Small, so the Journal is not overstuffed; eBooks
there will help new Sugar users to understand the Journal.
We do feel though that it is important that of the handful of eBooks,
not all should be in English. We won't have room for every language
(that needs to wait for a later version of Sugar or SoaS which could
have filter logic by language). But an eBook in half a dozen
languages, with instructions for parents and teachers where to find
others, will effectively demonstrate Sugar's potential as an eBook
reader solution. Books written in the native language will be
preferable to translations of books originally written in English -
we'd like to show that Sugar content can be localized and not merely
Please suggest eBooks! ideally, an illustrated eBook in EPUB format
(although we may be able to convert from other formats by hand since
there will only be a few). Send links!
If it's possible before Sunday, it would be fabulous if we could
include an eBook created by children in the classroom! Even a
collection of scans could be fairly easily "bound" into an eBook file.
Thanks for your help!
Sugar Labs Marketing Coordinator
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