Originally Posted by shakeitsalome
My 8 year old is getting one. At first she wanted a Fire but after researching it she decided on the basic no-frills Kindle 4. She's a voracious reader so I'm certain she'll use it a lot. I haven't chosen a cover/case for it yet. When she turns it on the first time she'll find it pre-loaded with books she hasn't read as well as a few favorites.
Excellent choice on her part.
I have last year's version and love it. It's my favorite ereader.
Does your library have ebooks? If so, considering setting up an online account for your daughter so she can check them out. It's easy to do and would be another Christmas surprise for her.