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Brush of Truth Kids' App 99 Cents March 1-8 for National Reading Month

Feb 28, 2013 - Brush of Truth, an award-winning book app for kids 8-12, will be on sale on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch March 1-8 in honor of National Reading Month and Read Across America Day. This interactive storybook app, geared to third- through sixth-graders, is written in second person and lets the user choose how the action unfolds at critical points in the plot. Recognized for its appeal to reluctant readers, Brush of Truth was created by Story Bayou, a mom's vision to get kids to read.


The iMums to Give Away Two iPad Minis to Kick Off Go Mini! Promotion

Feb 19, 2013 - The iMums, a children's tech review site, is giving away two iPad minis to kick off its 2013 Go Mini promotion. The iMums, four moms from four corners of the earth, met online while searching for and reviewing apps for their own children. The global giveaways, open worldwide, each include a 16GB iPad mini, a Cygnett case and an iTunes gift card, a prize package worth more than $400 USD. To enter, visit The iMums website. The minis will be given away February 24 and March 8, 2013.


Brush of Truth: Tweens' book app rated four stars by The iMums

Feb 12, 2013 - Brush of Truth, an interactive book app for kids 8-12, was rated four stars by The iMums, a children's educational technology review site. Created by Story Bayou, Brush of Truth features 125 pages of story and colorful illustrations, with 65 decision points and 20 possible endings. Recognized for its appeal to reluctant readers, this book lets the user choose how the action unfolds at critical points in the plot. This is a great storybook that will have your child reading for hours.


Digital Storytime: Study Shows Book Apps Relevant To Get Kids Reading

Feb 07, 2013 - Kids reading ebooks has almost doubled since 2010, and kids reading on iPads has grown 700 percent, making book apps a relevant means of getting kids to read. Carisa Kluver and Digital Kid's Author have released a two-minute video short on how book apps get kids to read on iPads. The video tutorial explains how book apps have interactive features like animation, sound and story choices that engage kids in reading. Digital Storytime is a valued resource for parents, teachers and librarians.


Brush of Truth App Recommended for Fostering Creativity in Classroom

Jan 10, 2013 - Brush of Truth, a book app for tweens 8-12, was named one of "8 Apps That Foster Creativity in the Classroom" by Teachers With Apps. This educational app was created by Story Bayou, a mom's vision to get kids reading through technology. Brush of Truth lets the user choose how the action unfolds at critical points in the plot. The app has 125 pages of story and colorful illustrations, with 65 decision points and 20 possible endings. It is available on iOS, Kindle Fire, Google Play and Windows 7.


Brush of Truth: Book App a 2012 Media of the Year Winner

Dec 19, 2012 - Brush of Truth, an interactive book app for kids 8-12, was named a 2012 Media of the Year winner in Creative Child Magazine's 2012 Holiday Toy & Baby Guide. Brush of Truth was created by Story Bayou, a mom's vision to get tweens to read. The app lets the user choose how the action unfolds at critical points in the plot. The app has 125 pages of story and colorful illustrations, with 65 decision points and 20 possible endings. It is available on iOS, Kindle Fire, Google Play and Windows 7.


Brush of Truth Book App Rated 5 Stars by Technology in Education

Dec 06, 2012 - Brush of Truth, a book app for kids 8-12, was rated five stars by review site Technology in Education for engaging young readers. Created by Story Bayou, Brush of Truth lets the user choose how the action unfolds at critical points in the plot. The app has 125 pages of story and colorful illustrations, with 65 decision points and 20 possible endings. Recognized for its appeal to reluctant readers, Brush of Truth will go on sale on Dec. 7 on iTunes for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.


Brush of Truth: Book App Offers Free Common Core-Aligned Lesson Plans

Oct 17, 2012 - Brush of Truth, a book app for kids 8-12, is now offering free Common Core-aligned lesson plans on its website. Written in second person, "your" voice, Brush of Truth lets the user choose how the action unfolds at critical points in the plot. The $1.99 USD app, recognized for its appeal to reluctant readers, is available in the iTunes store for the iPad, iPod touch and iPhone, on Google Play for Android devices, and for Kindle Fire and Windows 7 devices.


Brush of Truth: Discounted kids' book app, plus free lesson plans

Aug 10, 2012 - Story Bayou announced today that it will be cutting the price for "Brush of Truth" this Aug. 17 as well as offering free lesson plans for back-to-school shoppers. The app tells the story of two tweens who find an enchanted paintbrush. They begin to discover its powers as they go in adventures under the ocean, inside a sand castle, and while rescuing a sea creature. The 50 percent app discount will be available for the iPad, iPod touch and iPhone, and on Google Play for Android devices.