The Isobel Journal

The Isobel Journal

This book is a peak inside the journal or scrapbook of a teenage girl named Isobel who’s going through a lot. She has a broken family, is going through puberty, and is battling depression. To cope, she lives in her own little world. Isobel draws people she knows, people she looks up to, and animals she loves, including sea otters. She loves bands and references some of her favorite song lyrics. She goes through a break up at the end of the book and just wants to stay in bed. The final message is that you should surround yourself with good people, and you can make it through hard times...

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Kids Doodle – Color & Draw

Kids Doodle – Color & Draw

Kids Doodle is an app that, as its title obviously suggests, lets kids doodle! Users can start with an empty canvas (a color of their choice) or a picture already stored on the device. A simple and hidable panel is displayed on the bottom of the screen with the following icons: canvas (select a new canvas), paintbrush (select one of 24 paintbrushes), eraser (erases where you touch), back arrow (undo), forward arrow (redo), play symbol (show a video of how the doodle was created), and a disk (save the doodle into the gallery). In the free version, kid-friendly apps appear at the top of the screen and occasionally in between drawings, but these can be removed by purchasing the pro version for $0.99. Also, from the main menu of the app, you can select the gallery to view past paintings...

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