“Inanimate Alice” – a Digital Novel Unlike Any Other

This week we are embarking on a new adventure within the world of Flipside. I am introducing my classes to Alice, an 8yr old girl who lives totally in a digital world. The digital novel is “Inanimate Alice”.  My students will meet Alice on their way to their next quest in the Flipside “game” and will run into her every so often during the course of the “game” (most likely between Quests). This is an amazing novel and concept.  It is an entirely digital, interactive, multimedia experience that requires the reader to read, watch,listen, and even participate at times, with the character and the story.  Here is a link to an excellent article describing the phenomenon, “Inanimate Alice”…


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