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Interactive Book Apps

Interactive book apps truly make reading come alive. Interactive features engage students in the book and make reading an impressive event.

Interactive Book Apps

The following book apps are worth checking out.

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Pedlar Lady of Gushing Crosshttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pedlar-lady/id380527812?mt=8

Inspired by the age-old tale of a man who becomes rich through a dream, The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross describes the journey of a poor pedlar woman who, guided by the shifting line between the real and the unreal, discovers a surprising and wonderful treasure.

Unwanted Guesthttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/unwanted-guest/id416223571?mt=8

The Unwanted Guest is an adaptation of a traditional Jewish folk tale, where a poor old man, down on his luck and living in a tumbledown house, is visited by an unwelcome house guest. The story tells of the old man’s attempt to rid himself of his surprising visitor once and for all.

This Too Shall Passhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/this-too-shall-pass/id447965074?mt=8

“This Too Shall Pass” is inspired from Persian, Buddhist and Jewish sources. It relates a tale of a noble but disenchanted King who is searching for some lasting truth.

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr MorrisLessmorehttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fantastic-flying-books-mr./id438052647?mt=8

Inspired, in equal measures, by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books, “Morris Lessmore” is a story of people who devote their lives to books and books who return the favor.

Dandelionhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dandelion/id521903725?mt=8

Dandelion is a moving interactive App about bullying and the power of imagination. This magical interactive story came about when the author's son experienced bullying.

Millie Was Here, Book 1: Meet Milliehttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/millie-was-here-book-1-meet/id452174851?mt=8

Meet Millie, the dog, through this interactive pop-up book.

Millie Was Here, Book 2: Millie and the Lost Keyhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/millie-lost-key-millie-was/id452175094?mt=8

Millie travels to a far away land in search of a powerful treasure: “The Key to Endless Bacon.”

Millie's Book of Tricks and Treatshttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/millies-book-tricks-treats/id472429219?mt=8

Trick or treaters are in for a fur-raising surprise when they knock on the doors in Millie’s neighborhood. After all, “tricks” and “treats” have a very different meaning for mystical mutts like Millie.

Millie Was Here, Book 3: Millie's Crazy Dinosaur Adventurehttps://itunes.apple.com/us/app/millies-crazy-dinosaur-adventure/id695161183?mt=8

Millie’s Crazy Dinosaur Adventure tells the outrageous tale of how going to a birthday party for a stuffed cat can lead to a hair-raising journey back in time.