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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

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Secondary: Books

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Total Ratings

630
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450
4
67
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20
2
24
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65

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Version History

Launched Feb 20, 2019 (about 1 year ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Feb 25
2020
(Current)
Version 2.3

HOME ISLAND! Home sweet home! You now have your own personal Home Island that you can decorate with furniture. Have you always dreamed of creating your own Wings of Fire home or spooky Goosebumps lair? Well, don't let your dreams be memes and make it so!

FURNITURE FOR SALE! Hope you're been saving, because the shop doesn't just sell items for your avatar anymore! We've added a furniture shop filled with stuff for your Home Island, themed after the books you love.

KLUTZ ZONE! The Creativity Corner has been revamped to bring Klutz into Home Base! Play our new Super Collider minigame, enjoy fancy new Klutz-themed items for your avatar and Home island, and talk with Violet - our new NPC!

CHEESY MAP GAME! Geronimo Stilton now has a map game, Holey Swiss Cheese. How long can you last without being squished?

QIBLI! Finally Qibli comes to visit the Hub, bringing a slice of the desert with him. Make sure to get all that sand out of your shoes. Trying matching with him in an all-new Sandwing onesie.

KIRANMALA! Kiranmala also comes to the Hub, bringing new outfits for you to wear with her.

NEW COMIC CREATOR ART! We've added all new Klutz and Kiranmala sections, updated images for The Bad Guys and Geronimo Stilton, and included the newest book covers like Wings of Fire: Dragonslayer!

MORE BOOK EXCERPTS! We've spruced up the path between the Dance Floor and Catapult with all-new books and excerpts!

Dec 07
2019
Version 2.2

NEW ISLAND! Welcome Geronimo Stilton and friends in the new Geronimo Stilton Island!
NEW GAMES! Help the Supa Buddies stop a bank robbery in Supa Racers, and Geronimo find Trap in Traps 'N' Stones minigames!
GAME OF THE DAY! Trying to save up for those dragon wings? Enjoy double the rewards when you play the Game of the day!
CAT KID'S COMIC CLUB! Join Cat Kid's Comic Club and post your own Dog Man comics!

Oct 30
2019
Version 2.1

• BOOK FAIRS! A brand new area has opened on the Hub. Visit Robin in the Scholastic Book Fair Zone and help him run a book fair in the new minigame, Book Fair Frenzy!

• BOOK CLUBS! What’s that floating around the Hub? A Book Box? Talk to it (yes, boxes can talk) and you’ll enjoy a new minigame on the Hub as well as earn a special item!

• SIGNATURES! Edit your signature in your Player Profile, and view them on the Newsfeed. Write a brief snippet about yourself!

• PLAYER PROFILES! You can now view other players profiles! You can see their Newsfeed posts, Trophies, and signatures.

• MYSTERY TROPHIES! Shhh….. It’s a mystery!

• ISLAND MAPS! New icons have been added to show what you can interact with, like characters or games. Try clicking them and you’ll run right there!

• NEW CLOTHES! Get icy with an IceWing onesie and more!

• NEW COMIC CREATOR ART! Added new backgrounds to customize panels and some admin-inspired images.

• FEATURED BOOKS! Glory (and a friendly sloth) brings a slice of the rainforest to the Hub to celebrate The Hidden Kingdom graphic novel. Check out The Forgotten Girl just above the fountain with a new book excerpt!

Sep 17
2019
Version 2.0

• NEW ISLAND! Travel to Dog Man Island and welcome Dog Man, Li’l Petey, Petey, and 80-HD to the world of Home Base!

• NEW MINI GAMES! Calling all Dog Man fans! Try and recreate your favorite Dog Man characters in the Make-O-Matic 3000 or tag them as fast as you can in Tagging Supa Buddies.

• NEW MAP GAME! Help the Bark Knight, Cat Kid, & Lightning Dude try and reign in an army of sentient hot dogs before they take over the world!

• POLLS! Got any burning questions that you need answered? You can now create your very own Poll in the Newsfeed for everyone to vote on!

• NEW CLOTHING! Dog Man clothing galore, plus much more like an Invisible Boy outfit (invisibility not included) and a pirate outfit to help inspire this year’s Halloween costume!

• GLOBAL AND LOCAL CHAT! Global and Local chat tabs have been added to the chatbox! Chats can now be filtered depending on what island you are on.

• PLAYER PROFILES! You are now able to view your avatar in your very own Player Profile! View your avatar, XP and level, and tokens all in one place.

• NEW HUB VISITORS! Welcome the Invisible Boy, Dog Man, and Li’l Petey to The Hub! They’ll be hanging out in the front by the fountain.

• NEW TROPHIES! Put your game playing skills to the test with new trophies related to the Dog Man minigames and map games!

• HELP PAGE! We’ve added a handy dandy help page located in the Settings Menu and on the bottom of the Main Menu for the most popular questions that we’ve received!

• SMALLER APP SIZE! We’ve reduced the app size to less than 1GB for initial downloads

Jul 31
2019
Version 1.6

AR SCAN! Select Scholastic books will have a Home Base image to scan. If you do, you'll unlock a special item!

POST LINKING! A new Newsfeed feature - now each post has a Post ID you can use to link multiple posts together.

INCREASED CHARACTER LIMIT! Text posts and comics can now have up to 9000 characters!

LEAFWING ONESIE! Dress like you're ready to explore the Poison Jungle with this new outfit.

NEW HUB VISITOR! Welcome Tsunami to the Hub! She's taking a refreshing break from her Jade Mountain Academy duties by hanging out in our fountain.

Jul 12
2019
Version 1.5

What’s new in this jam-packed update?!

• REVAMPED NEWSFEED! Now with scrollbar, titles for text posts, new sorting methods, copy/paste on web, more posts fitting on the screen... and so much more. You’ll have to see to find out!

• AUDIOBOOKS GALORE! Listen to audiobook excerpts while you explore Home Base, play games, and enjoy map games with your friends

• MAP GAME NOTIFICATIONS! Never miss a map game again - join right from the notification and they now occur every 5 minutes

• MAP GAME IMPROVEMENTS! Gameplay improvements to the map games you know and love. Most notably Invasion of the Birdy Snatchers which is now more about herding than carrying the birbs

• LEADERBOARDS! Show off your map game prowess in the new Leaderboards

• NEW MINIGAMES! Don’t get lost in Maze Navigation on I Survived island, Fly Magic Carpet Ride on Whatever After island, and pop a wheelie The Fast and The Furriest on The Bad Guys island

• NEW CAMOUFLAGE CHALLENGE! Now in a cave! With more objects!

• WORD WRANGLE! More words, harder than ever to farm

• NEW AVATAR ITEMS! new Dactyl Hill Squad and Bone items, an alien outfit, robot outfit, ninja suit, and a number of Mr. Wolf related items (ears!)

• FEATURED BOOK! Talking about Mr. Wolf….please welcome him to the Hub to celebrate the release of The Bad Guys #9 in the Big Bad Wolf! He’s visiting by the fountain, stop by and say hi.

• SPECIAL EVENTS! Special Events in the Events Calendar. Can’t keep track of official Hide n Seek or Map Game Mayhem events? Now they’ll appear in the Event Calendar!

May 03
2019
Version 1.3.1

• NEW ISLAND! Travel to the Whatever After Island! Explore fairytales and talk to Abby, Jonah, Snow White, and the Snow Queen
• NEW GAMES! Test your memory skills in Memory Cards or dodge snowballs in Frozen Fight on the Whatever After Island! On the I Survived Island, cast your eyes towards the stars in Constellations
• NEW AVATAR ITEMS! Dress up in a ball gown or stay cozy in a puffer jacket in new Whatever After-themed clothing items
• NEW COMIC CREATOR ART! New comic creator art has been added for Whatever After, The Bad Guys, and Spirit Animals
• NEW TAGS! We’ve added Spirit Animals, Horizon, and Whatever After tags for the Newsfeed
• THE LIBRARY IS OPEN! Peruse your favorite series and learn about new ones
• New main menu, UI updates, and bug fixes

Apr 23
2019
Version 1.3.0

• NEW ISLAND! Travel to the Whatever After Island! Explore fairytales and talk to Abby, Jonah, Snow White, and the Snow Queen
• NEW GAMES! Test your memory skills in Memory Cards or dodge snowballs in Frozen Fight on the Whatever After Island! On the I Survived Island, cast your eyes towards the stars in Constellations
• NEW AVATAR ITEMS! Dress up in a ball gown or stay cozy in a puffer jacket in new Whatever After-themed clothing items
• NEW COMIC CREATOR ART! New comic creator art has been added for Whatever After, The Bad Guys, and Spirit Animals
• NEW TAGS! We’ve added Spirit Animals, Horizon, and Whatever After tags for the Newsfeed
• THE LIBRARY IS OPEN! Peruse your favorite series and learn about new ones
• New main menu, UI updates, and bug fixes

Mar 25
2019
Version 1.2.0

-The Newsfeed: You can now post text and create comics - talk about your favorite book series and write your own stories!
-Take Selfies: Get ready to strike a pose and take selfies with your friends. You can use them in the comic creator!
-New avatar items: Did someone say new onesies? Because there are new onesies.
-New games: Fly fast in Speed Wings and get accurate with Venom Victory, our two new Wings of Fire games
-Level up rewards: Leveling up isn't just for show, now you get reward tokens every level (and maybe something extra special every 5)
-Various game balances: We played all the games a ton to make the rewards you get feel more fair
-Other various bug fixes/small UI adjustments

Feb 21
2019
Version 1.0.4

- minor fixes

Feb 20
2019
Version 1.0.3

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