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Fall 2013 Mobile Apps
Ages: 4 - 12 yrs.
Developer: Scholastic Inc.
Platform: iPad

Whether on a PC or an iPad, Scholastic's Storia app is easy to access, download and install. This robust tool is free and comes with five sample books: Clifford's Good Deeds; I Love School; Ready Freddy Tooth Trouble; Goosebumps Night of the Living Dummy; and Bad Pets. For those who create a Scholastic account, hundreds and hundreds of Scholastic's children's titles are available to purchase.

Create a personalized book shelf for the readers in your home and organize it by name, child's interests and reading ability. Books designated by a lightning bolt symbol are called "Enriched eBooks" and offer a number of learning activities (image games, quizzes, and word puzzles) are designed to build comprehension skills. Each book come equipped with its own age appropriate dictionary. Young readers can build vocabulary - without having to interrupt the story. Simply touch or highlight a word to instantly see the definition. Other features include tracking titles read, as well as each reader's interests, time spent with each book, and the last 25 words they looked up.

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