Learning A-Z Grade School Reading Apps Come to iPhone

Learning A-Z, makers of preK-6 educational resources, and Language Technologies, the company behind Readsmart, have announced a partnership to bring 120 preK-6 reading apps to the Apple App Store for use on the iPhone and iPod Touch.

These apps are leveled readers integrated with supplementary materials accessed via six Learning A-Z Websites. Individual books will cost $.99 and will be available in 12-book bundles for $6.99.

ReadSmart is also an unusual company that this blogger had the chance to talk to in a previous life. They have engineered new ways of presenting text on a screen, involving subtle shifts in letter-spacing and almost imperceptible differences in the sizes of letters that studies have shown improve readability. We’ll be hearing more about them at eBookNewser.