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Using your Kindle for school

One of the biggest complaints from kids during the school year is‘My backpack is so heavy!’ When you consider everything a student needs to carry around on a daily basis, it seems like a wheelbarrow might serve them better and actually hold everything they need!

When you start thinking about your Back to School needs this year, how about you mix things up a bit or think outside the box, er backpack? Did you know you can rent textbooks viaKindle Textbook Rentals? By choosing this option, you save up to 80% off textbook list prices by renting from the Kindle store, pay only for the time you need, can read it on the go anywhere and access your notes and highlights anytime. This is convenience for school work at its best!

The $79 Kindle can hold up to 1,400 books and maintains a battery life of up to one month. There are four Kindle choices in the Kindle family. Read about each of  them and how they might benefit you for Back to School below.

· Kindle Fire ($199) – perfect for the student who needs more than just history books, Kindle Fire is a new class of Kindle that gives users instant access to movies, TV shows, music, magazines, apps, books, games, and more.  Also kid friendly with password protection and other parental controls.

· Kindle Touch 3G ($149) – holding up to 3,000 books, Kindle Touch 3G is a top-of-the-line e-reader, with a touch screen and free 3G wireless access. Kindle Touch 3G has a massive selection of content, with over 1 million books, newspapers, and magazines, including latest bestsellers, Kindle exclusives, audiobooks and more.

·  Kindle Touch ($99) – Kindle Touch totes the same great features as the Kindle Touch 3G but with Wi-Fi at a lower price point.

·  Kindle ($79) – the original Kindle is the lightest and most portable Kindle family member – small enough to fit in your pocket and can carry up to 1,400 books.

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