Tuesday, May 10, 2011

The future of print: 21 interesting e-books for kids

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…

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