E-Books

Kids Ebooks

eReading Rooms for Kids and Teens
Check out ebooks for kids to your device or computer, with our Overdrive database. Once inside the eReading Room, all searches will show only juvenile content. No adult content will appear in the search results. All titles in the eReading Room are also cataloged by reading level, AT scores and other reading metrics to help parents and teachers select titles to aid in literacy campaigns. All titles can be sampled in OverDrive Read prior to borrowing or placing a hold. Try it out!

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TumbleBook Library:
The TumbleBook Library is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books). TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which have been licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.

 

 

 Starfall
Starfall.com is a great website that's designed for preK-4 students, but it's perfect for struggling readers of all ages. The site is full of reading resources, and it's highly interactive. Plus, as an added bonus, it focuses on the Dolch "Basic Sight Vocabulary" list—220 high-frequency words that make up more than 50 percent of the words that readers encounter in books, magazines, and newspapers.

Storyline
Storyline Online is a collection of video recordings of children's stories being read by notable actors and actresses. Each video has a short introduction by the actor before transitioning to the reading of the story. Children can follow along with the pictures and words of each story.

 Fun and Educational Sites

ALA great websites for kids! - Great Websites for Kids is a compilation of exemplary websites geared to children from birth to age 14. Suggested sites are evaluated by the Great Websites for Kids Committee using established selection criteria. The committee is made up of members of the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.

Explore Your Enviornment! - Explore your Environment is an interactive map designed to take kids to five different areas: A Long Time Ago, I’m Alive, The Hoosier State, Get up and Go Outdoors, and Let’s Have Fun. Each area takes you to different types of information.

iCivics - iCivics is a free web-based education project designed to reinvigorate civic teaching and learning.  It features free lesson plans, web quests, discussion forums, and games.

Slime Kids School LIbrary MEdia Kids is where students have the opportunity to choose from many of the best literacy-related resources and educational tools found online through the use of this website. SlimeKids is designed to help connect students with print materials through their book reviews, book trailers and authors pages. The SlimeKids games, search engines and reference pages can also help students have a more productive online experience.