We’ve tried out the Apple iPad and the Barnes and Noble NOOK eBook Reader . If you are looking for a great eReader for your kids, the Kindle is my recommendation.
My daughter is a reader! She amazes me. She loves her eReader, as well as paper books. The eReader is convenient for buying new books, and it doesn’t take up much space on her overflowing bookshelf. Without a library within 100 miles of our home, the eReader is the best solution for keeping her turning pages.
Eight months ago, I shared with your our experiences with eReaders. At that time, her Kindle was new. As promised, here is an update on our eReader experiences.
As mentioned previously, our experience with the first generation Nook was terrible. The device was extremely buggy, troublesome, and difficult to get to work as designed. It broke just two weeks after the warranty expired, and Barnes and Noble would not help us. Obviously, we did not purchase a new one; it was too great of a risk to try a newer generation Nook. Maybe we got a lemon, maybe we should have purchased an extended warranty…it doesn’t matter. Our Nook experience sucked, and we almost gave up on eReaders!