Once upon a time, you could count on ebooks being cheaper than their print counterparts, if only by a few dollars. This was always reassuring. Over the last few months, I have noticed that Kindle ebooks are more expensive than paperbacks now. I have never been a fan of paying more than five dollars for… Continue reading When Ebooks Became Pricier Than Paperbacks
Publisher: Amulet Books Pub. Date: 2016 Genre: Science Fiction, Middle Grade Pages: 263 Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars Vanguard One Middle School is hosting the Robot Integration Program. The Robot Integration Program was created to help one robot, Fuzzy, learn to be human without the Pinocchio magic. He writes his own code using “fuzzy”… Continue reading Fuzzy by Tom Angleberger and Paul Dellinger
In the past, scrolls were written on. They were used for generations. About two thousand years ago, the book (or codex) was invented. Now, we see codices everywhere as books and magazines. Scrolls are now mostly used in religion, in movies, and in costumes. Also, they are now used as novelty items. Advantages Protected by… Continue reading Scrolls: Advantages and Disadvantages
We keep seeing leaps in technology. One of these leaps is being able to read a book on a computer. We have companies like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Apple. Books can now be read on a tablet and stored in vast libraries–libraries that are in gigabytes, rather than a tangible substance. My opinion of… Continue reading The E-book: An Advantage or a Disadvantage?