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Show Notes: Digital Book World 2013
January 21, 2013 | 11:00 am

By Brian Howard Book Business, one of TeleRead's sister publications, spent the last two days soaking up the publishing wisdom on display at the Digital Book World conference at the Hilton New York. You can check their Twitter feed, @bookbusinessmag, for the full play by play. Below are some highlights. * * * [caption id="attachment_77159" align="alignleft" width="146"] Asra Rasheed[/caption] » Following the Children's Content in Context breakout session on Wednesday, we got to exchange a few quick words about our mutual love of the Android platform with none other than LeVar Burton, who was at the session to support Reading Rainbow CEO Asra Rasheed . "I'm a nerd," explained Burton during the session, with regard to...

Storia Announces Free E-Books and an iPad Giveaway (Contest Ends Sept. 14)
September 13, 2012 | 11:59 am

Scholastic wants to start your school year off right with iPad giveaways on Facebook and free e-books from Storia, the new teacher-recommended e-book and e-reading system designed specifically for toddlers to teens. By downloading the free Storia app to your PC, iPad or Android tablet, you'll automatically receive five free e-books, including a special-edition Clifford the Big Red Dog e-book in honor of his 50th birthday this year. Teachers who download Storia for their classroom will receive an additional five free e-books specifically selected for their student's grade level. You can also enter Storia's “Scratch and Win Sweepstakes” on Facebook for a...

Why Storia Is Important
March 7, 2012 | 8:53 am

8266 v1 150x You may have read this piece (or one of the several pieces on the topic) yesterday or this morning: Storia is in beta now and available for Windows PC through the website; an iPad version is coming later this month. The app itself is free and comes with five free e-books. A store contains over 1,000 other children’s e-books—many available in digital format for the first time—that can be sorted by grade level, reading level, age and character/series. When the app officially launches in the fall, it will contain over 2,000 titles, reports the AP, “that can be bought directly from the...

Scholastic launches Storia Beta – ebook program for kids’ books
March 6, 2012 | 11:16 am

8266 v1 150x From Publishers Weekly:   After more than 18 months of development, Scholastic has begun beta tests for Storia, its proprietary e-book platform for selling and distributing its trade titles as well as digital editions of titles from other children’s houses. The beta test features 1,300 titles with the vast majority published by Scholastic; Deborah Forte, executive v-p and president of Scholastic Media, said she expects Storia to have about 2,000 titles when it makes its official debut in the fall. Scholastic is promoting Storia to teachers and parents and has designed the app to appeal to...