The $50 deal is one of those while-supplies-last offers.
The popular device doesn't enable parents to block access to pornography or adult content, or keep unattended kids from racking up charges.
With a touchscreen and a row of physical buttons beneath the display, this e-reader takes a different approach from its competition.
Kobo Books' Android 2.3-based tablet offers a more open alternative to the Amazon Kindle Fire.
They publisher may want to make sure that library e-books can't be easily stripped of DRM and kept by a borrower without penalty.
Does your gift recipient have a special focus on the written word or a broader interest that extends to downloading movies and music? We have a range of e-reader options to consider.
Barnes & Noble's Nook Tablet reportedly comes with a big gotcha: only 1GB of storage will be available for content that doesn't come from B&N.