Kerry Stevenson wrote:
> I am wondering if there is a Ruby resource (book, web pages, whatever)
> that would be suitable to teach a child who has never programmed
> anything before.

My 7 year old is enjoying /Learn to Program/,

  http://www.pragmaticprogrammer.com/titles/fr_ltp/

See also, http://pine.fm/LearnToProgram/

Later,
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