Storia®, Scholastic’s teacher-recommended ebook and ereading app, is kicking off the summer reading season with two new awards to its name: the Cynopsis Kids !magination Award for best Educational Tablet-Based App, and the Creative Child magazine 2013 Preferred Choice Award for Interactive Children’s Book Apps. The Cynopsis Kids award honors outstanding TV programming for toddlers, kids and teens, in addition to games and e-books and marketing campaigns. The Creative Child Award candidates are reviewed by parents, educators and professionals who choose winners from a consumer standpoint.
To jump-start their summer reading, participants in the Scholastic Summer Challenge, a free online summer reading program, receive one free “Just-Right” Storia eBook of their choosing from a selection of titles. First-time Storia users receive five free pre-selected eBooks when they download the app.