Capability:Mom’s kids are big fans of Percy Jackson as is my eldest so I thought I’d speed through the book, review it and pass it on. I read about a page when said eldest noticed the book and appropriated it for herself. Three days later she pronounced the book even better than the Percy Jackson series which is a huge compliment because she sped through the Percy Jackson series in a matter of weeks.
I found this from BooksOnTheKnob: Apple and Kaplan have teamed up to give away iPad ebooks from Kaplan through iTunes iBookstore. These titles are available:
There is a lot of talk on the internet in the Reluctant Reader arena that graphic novels are a legitimate vehicle for literacy. I, for one, agree! Graphic novels tell stories both through images and words. If this gets a Reluctant Reader excited to read more, what is not to like?
Blame this on a late night iPad binge blog reading session, chortling late into the night reading Go Fug Yourself but I have discovered the inner snark in myself and have applied it to a new and puzzling board book called My Foodie ABC: A Little Gourmet’s Guide by Puck.
If you are old enough to remember Joan River’s TV show on Red Carpet Fashion with her daughter, Go Fug Yourself is 1000x funnier! Or maybe more.
But if you are thinking of getting an Android, Valerie P from TuesBlog just posted on 10 Reasons Why I love My Android. I hope this is helpful to you new technology adopters! More power to you! (And I’ll be bugging you in time to have you explain how to use my Android. When I get one. In, say, 2015.)
I have posted on the Dr. Seuss ebooks for iPhone/iPad/iPod apps by Oceanhouse Media previously (How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Dr. Seuss ABC, The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, and Oh The Places You’ll Go) and how much I think their apps are the gold standard for ebooks.
Lest you worry that I am leaving out apps for Android users because I am not a new technology adopter, here is a list I found for 25 best Education Apps for Android from OnlineDegrees.org.
I am scrambling as I type to crank out some Back to School Shopping online and on sale!