Title: The Tortoise and the Hare
Overall Rating: A+
Source: Broderbund's Living Books
Playing Time: As much as the Teacher using the program feels appropriate
Date: 9/17/98
Cost: $ 89.95     http://www.edutainment.com.au/latort.html
Number of Players: One person on computer(teacher)and class participation
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: Computer/ overhead source for front room viewing
Subject Area: Reading, phonics, word repetition, tracking while story is being read.
Objectives: Focus on words and reading
Brief Description: Is the classic story about the tortoise and the hare, tell about the challenge and the race. The story allows for just reading,  in english and in spanish, as well as being able to click on different object on the page and watch them do something crazy and funny. The packet comes with a book, to follow along with as well as a packet of very helpful, useful, information and materials.
Entry Capabilities Required: This would be good for a 1st-3rd grade lesson, so some knowledge of words, reading, and ability to pay attention would be needed.

Rating: (1bad-5good)

Strong Points: Ability to follow along with the story word for word.
Story can be told in Spanish or English.
Students attention will be kept due to all of the little things that the book offers.
Great colors and sounds.
Can go right to any page.
Weak Points: Letters and writing are a little small but not unreadable.
may possibly be too much happening for young students to pay attentiuon to what is being said.
Reviewer: Andrew T. Martin
Position: Under grad Potsdam
Date: 9/17/98
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh PowerPC 6500/250, 32mb ram.