On November 8th, author Ryan Sloth visited the 1st grade students at Gilbert Elementary. Coach Sloth is a former Iowa State Cyclone and Iowa Barnstormer. He has written several books highlighting his main character, Sammy Sloth Sport Superstar. He shared with the students about being an author. In preparation for his visit, students read his books and did an activity in Makerspace about teamwork as that is a theme in many of his books.