|01-15-2013, 09:34 AM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Central Jersey, USA
Device: Kindle Paperwhite 2, Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4
Kids, Reading, and E-Books
A study by Scholastic shows a marked increase in the number of kids reading ebooks. Here's a brief overview.
And here's Scholastic's report.
|01-15-2013, 11:15 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jun 2011
Device: Kobo Glo. Galaxy Tab S 8.4
My (12) son has a Kobo touch (gave it to him for Xmas when I got a Kobo Glo).
My daughter (10) hasn't got one yet, but she has a big stack of pbooks to get through.
When she's done with them I will upgrade my wife's Kobo touch to a Glo and my daughter will get the Kobo touch for Easter or whatever (instead of a chocolate Egg, as she can't products with sugar in them).
I have pushed the appreciation of reading with my family and they are all avid readers, including my wife who hardly touched books before we met.
|01-17-2013, 01:10 PM||#3|
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Michigan, USA
Device: Nook GlowLight, Kindle PW2 & Fire HD 6, iPad 3, Nook Tablet & Color, R
We got my older daughter a Nook Tablet a year ago for Christmas, and she reads almost exclusively on that. Her room is much neater now - it was swallowed by a pile of books before the Nook.
The younger one got a Nook Color as a gift around Christmas this year, but she doesn't use it much. She's still in the picture book age and likes to turn the pages and all that.
I love the e-reader for the older one though. She doesn't lose the book she's working on, she doesn't lose her place in a book, she doesn't have tons of books all over the place. It's great.
|01-19-2013, 07:59 PM||#6|
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Monroe Wisconsin
Device: K3, Kindle Paperwhite, Calibre, and Mobipocket for Pc (netbook)
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