Books:  

For a list of books on a specific DRA level, type in DRA plus the number, with no spaces, and click on KEYWORD, ie. DRA24 -- see simple comparison chart or also comparison chart -- OR-- GuidedReadingB

Authors of the week -- with book trailers
http://cyalen.tumblr.com/post/25780444622/a-book-fountain-in-budapes
BookAdventure.com -- book quizzes for coupons

BrainHive.com -- use your BookAdventure username and password
Read books online

myON -- over 7,000 online books -- FREE trial
• Enter School Name: NCCE, NCCE
• Username: read • Password: read

ToonBooks -- comic like books online- in French and Spanish too

TrueFlix - nonfiction fun

 

BookFlix (need SPL #) - fiction paired with nonfiction
see PDF for list of books


Tumblebooks -- FREE trial premium with Graphic Novels

Username: Premium2014 Password: trial

  • Online Stories -- with others to read and/or watch -
    • Leading to Reading -RIF - toddler stories and preschool stories - including Snowy Day by Keats -- This is the tree (Baobab) -- Brown bear what do you see, by Martin (and others online)
    • Listen and Read : Community - short (5 p.) online stories, mostly nonfiction - level A and B - Scholastic : fire fighters, librarians, pediatricians, polic officers, veterinarians, utility workers - also Animals tide pool, snow monkeys, insects, night animals, joey, frogs of world, arctic foxes and others (54 in all)
    • Literacy Zone Online talking stories including Aesop fables (4) animated -- British
    • PBSkids - Between the Lions-- books on a variety of topics -- An egg is quiet, Winter is the warmest season, by Seeger, My dog is as smelly as dirty socks, Dream Carver, by Cohn, Rabbit's gift by Shannon, Joseph had a little overcoat, by Taback -- also video clips and games
    • Pictures only
    • Starfall - set of online books based on simple vowel sounds = Learn to read
    • Stories for Students -leveled nonfiction/true information about topics in polar regions - from Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears k-5 magazine
    • Storyline Online - books read by famous actors: To be a drum, --Guiji, --Sebastian's roller skates, --Sophie's masterpiece, --Stellaluna, --No mirrors in Nana's house,--Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge, --Night I followed the dog, --Thank you Mr. Falker, --My rotten redheaded older brother, --Knots on a counting rope, --Brave Irene, --Bad case of stripes, --Private I. Guana, --Somebody loves you Mr. Hatch, --Polar Express, --Me and my cat,-- White socks only, --When Pigasso met Mootisse, --Romeow and Drooliet, --Enemy Pie
    • StoryPlace Pre-school Library - animated stories with words and songs
    • Storytime - books read: Ferdinand, --Miss Rumpius, --Officer Buckle, --Strega Nona, --True story of Three Little Pigs--Duchess of Whimsy -- Elsie's Bird -- Ladybug girl at the beach -- Otis -- Easter Egg, by Brett, Listen to the wind --Night before Christmas -- Return to the Hundred Acre Wood (Winnie the Pooh) -- Ginger and Petunia, by Polacco -- PenguinGroup
    • Sylvan Dell Publishing - Newton and Me - EBook - read online- and Astro the Sea Lion and Big Cat, Little Kitty with map, and Penguin Lady (counting and different kinds with map and info)
    • We Give Books - free children's books online. and read to support literacy organizations around the world. - Snowy Day - Goodnight Goon - Llama Llama mad at mama - and many more - fiction and nonfiction
    • Wigglebottom books animated- We do listen.org : Wigglebottom and the monkey on his back - blends in like a chameleon - learns about bullies - learns about courage - learns to listen - learns sportsmanship - too much of a good thing - power of giving: Christmas - yes or no - manners matter - we can all get along
  • Awesome stories - stories on a variety of topics with audio and video clips included - primary sources

Awards: see also other lists - or these lists

Books for the Beginning of School or Beginning School Books

How to find a good book?

Lists of Authors and Books

Other Notable and Award books

Other lists


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If you have questions, comments, or complaints, please send them to Barb Cutler, Librarian.. Last updated 10/2013