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The ‘Wonders of Geology’


Breathtaking visuals, a concise text, and a narrated tour of some of the most spectacular natural sites in the United States make the Wonders of Geology a production to behold. The app is adapted from Michael Collier’s Over the Mountains (2007), one of a series of books he has published with Mikaya Press. Collier, a […]

Interview: Mom With Apps


When School Library Journal first began exploring the world of apps, we were advised to visit the Moms with Apps website and blog. The site is hosted by a group of developers that shares information on everything from push codes and platforms to game and story apps. In addition to frequent updates and information on […]

Interview: Nosy Crow’s Kate Wilson Talks about the ‘Cinderella’ App


Nosy Crow’s ‘Cinderella’ app is a fairy tale ripe for the digital age.

In Paris with a Murderess


Drama of historical proportions, an awesome guide, and games and challenges, what more could a teen on vacation ask for? In Beware Madame La Guillotine (Time Traveler Tours, LLC) Sarah Towle offers iPhone and iPod users a tour through the streets of Paris with stops at the sites associated with the French Revolution and the […]

A Blog Is Born


Long before School Library Journal assembled its apps advisory group in March, it was clear that our readers needed guidance in selecting the best apps for children and teens. With the help of our distinguished board–and with many hours of app viewing and evaluation behind us–we’re ready to take on that role. So look for […]