AASL Recommended App: Books: The Voyages of Aladdin and Sinbad

voyages of Aladdin and SinbadIn June 2016, the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced their 25 Best Apps for Teaching and Learning. The apps encourage qualities such as innovation and active participation, and are user-friendly.

This interactive app allows readers to choose their own adventure by using non-linear storytelling. Readers search for a magic lamp while moving around a map of the stories of Aladdin and Sinbad. The app features detailed collage illustrations, sound effects, and music. This app is recommended for ELL students or as part of a unit on traditional literature.

This post from Capstone includes a few short reviews, while this article from Teachers with Apps goes into more detail about the app and lists several of its features.

Cost: $3.99
Level: Upper Elementary and Middle School
Platforms: iOS

Get a feel for the story by watching this video: