Home Base by Scholastic 4+

Scholastic Inc.

Designed for iPad

    • 4.4 • 5.9K Ratings
    • Free



Welcome to Home Base -- your destination for characters, games, stories, and your fellow fans. Make new friends as you explore islands from the books you love.

Home Base is a fun and safe digital community for kids where you can:
* Explore Scholastic stories by visiting zones and islands dedicated to their favorite series and talking with their favorite characters
* Create your custom avatar
* Discover new stories and characters
* Connect with other readers via moderated chat
* Play minigames and try to get a high score
* Play map games together with other players

Books that are currently in Home Base include:
* Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland
* The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey
* I Survived by Lauren Tarshis
* BONE by Jeff Smith
* Dactyl Hill Squad by Daniel Jose Older
* Goosebumps by R. L. Stine
* The 39 Clues, created by Rick Riordan

What’s New

Version 6.6

Summer Reading has begun!

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
5.9K Ratings

5.9K Ratings

ShadowHasBerries0 ,


The only reason I give it four stars is that it has plenty of glitches, e.g. on the NF, if you click on a random spot on the middle of the screen it goes to ModMichael’s Monster Hunters post. The mini games are okay, I guess, I don’t really play them. Occasionally crashes/bugs out when I go of the NF, like profile pics are weird, nicknames don’t work, etc. But the community, oh boy, it’s amazing. There’s stuff for 7-9 and 10-14 ish. Roleplays, stories, and just sharing stuff. I have lots of friends on there(I’m Shadow, actually) and they’re all really nice and amazing. There are some seven y/o’s that just do random keysmashes but whatever. The moderation is pretty tight. I am annoyed when I put out a slightly dark fanfic with a warning at the top and I get rejected, but the “I SURVIVED THE ZOMBIE APOCCALIP!!! WAT IF I DI????!!!!!!! DA ZOMBIIIII!!!!!!” is let through. The live chat is pretty cool with a filter but won’t let some stuff from the books they have(like SkyWings) but you can get around it. All in all, a nice 8.5/10. Good job HB. ~Shadow(Silverdragon1974)

minecraftgirl757 ,

Great game, but glitches hold it back

I absolutely love this game. I’ve met so many nice people in it and had a lot of fun playing all the games, reading stories, roleplaying... it’s all super fun and all, but there’s a ton of glitches that ruin some of the fun. There ARE some fun glitches, but others ruin the game. The most noticeable for me has to do with Scavenger Hunt. I’ll get excited that it doesn’t glitch out from the beginning and let me not collect gems at all, but then some random invisible barrier will kill me and I’ll no longer be able to collect gems. Then the game goes into “overtime,” going into the negatives and not ending, forcing me to reload the app. The same thing happened with Trivia; the round never ended. Also, almost every time I go into the feed the game crashes within 30 seconds which is really inconvenient. These glitches don’t completely take the fun out, but if the developers could work on these it would surely add to the experience.
Other than that, this app is really fun! I’m a huge fan of Wings of Fire and came for that content, and still mainly play those games, but I’ve been looking into other series and even reading some because of how interesting they seem. The community is great, the games are great, and I’m really happy I discovered this place!

hooray! love this game! ,

Read before playing!

This game is awesome! I really enjoy playing it. Occasionally there are glitches like it will randomly lose connection, but the game itself is perfect. I love how they can mix screens with books and make it still fun! There are different islands for each book, which you can visit and play at, and you can chat too! But this game doesn’t allow you to swear on the chat which is good! But if you swear on the chat it stops you from chatting for a minute! What’s annoying is it sometimes thinks your swearing when you aren’t… so that should be fixed because it doesn’t let you chat after that. ANYWAY… what I really like are the mini-games and the trophies! There are mini-games for each of the books, like “speedwings” for wings of fire (basically a dragon race) and “the clue hunt” for 39 clues (you try to get all the clues in the game!!) which is super fun. The trophies are great, because you can try to get all of them and some are pretty tricky. (And silly…) There are also events, which are very fun. Soo… yeah! I recommend this to anyone!

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