This post, by Scott McLeod of Did You Know/Shift Happens fame, offers links to a number of interesting books in electronic format for students at various reading levels.
I truly hope “the book” will remain with us for many years to come. There’s just something nice about holding a book in your hands and having to lick one finger to turn a paper page. (And don’t even get this former Geography Education major started about paper maps vs. those GPS-thingies!)
However, there is no denying that the rise of e-readers and tablet computers will likely change the ways kids read & gather information. To illustrate, here are two of my favorites from Scott’s post:
Fiction, for younger readers:
Non-fiction, for older kids:
Enjoy exploring the links.
I need to go put a new needle in the stylus on my record player…
The future of print: 21 interesting e-books for kids | Dangerously Irrelevant | Big Think
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