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Initial post: Nov 7, 2012 7:29:42 AM PST
TC says:
Is 6.5 years to young for a fire? She in a good reader, on the 4th grade level. Can you borrow kids book on the prime?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 7:32:06 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 7, 2012 7:33:38 AM PST
MommaCat says:
My daughter would have been. Depends on how mature she is. Is she respectful? How does she treat her toys, books etc? Would it get tossed in a toybox? Ask yourself that first.

eta: Look at the books you might want to borrow. If it says "free to Prime Members" it can be borrowed.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 7:55:14 AM PST
Keep in mind that you can only borrow 1 book per month from the Kindle Owners Lending Library. You should check to see if the kinds of books she likes are available. You can start here:

and here for apps:

Note they have categories on the left for kids and for educational apps.

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 8:02:20 AM PST
TuxGirl says:
Don't forget to look at public domain options for books as well. The secret Garden, the little princess, and many others are free and out of copyright, and may be of interest to her.

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 8:03:37 AM PST
You should read the response by C.J. Mitchell on the following thread. It's quite good.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 3:28:58 PM PST
Aw, thank you. ^_^
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