May depend on what you already have at home. If you haveAPple products then the integration of the iPad to your other Apple items will be very easy - though a little pricey - but if this is the direction you are going you should check out Apple Store Refurbished Section for cheaper products that are almost new. I buy all my Apple stuff refurbed - why pay full price - right!. If not in the Apple camp you have many choices. Kindle is nice but it depends a lot on yours or your daughter's intended tablet use. Samsung and LG has nice tablets as well and they are fast on the latest Android versions.