For DRA, type in DRA plus the number, no spaces, and click KEYWORD, ie. DRA24 --
GuidedReadingB - type all together, no spaces, and click KEYWORD
ATOS reading level - use green Narrow your search bar - type in grade RL
see simple comparison chart

Authors of the week -- with book trailers -- book quizzes for coupons -- use your BookAdventure username and password
Read books online -- online curricular related animated introductory educational videos
ToonBooks -- comic like books online- in French and Spanish too

TrueFlix - nonfiction fun with video clips
with lesson plans and activities


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

Tumblebooks -- mostly picture books -- but now include several Kate DiCamillo books

Barnes and Noble Online Storytime
StoryLine Online -- books read by famouse people online - pictures, but no text,
PBSkids - Between the Lions-- books on a variety of topics
Wigglebottom books animated- We do :
We Give Books - need to sign up, but free
  • Online Stories -- with others to read and/or watch -
    • Leading to Reading -RIF - toddler stories and preschool stories - including Brown bear what do you see, by Martin (and others online)
    • Library of Congress -- classic books online - Pinterest
    • 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)
    • 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, 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: Brave Irene, --Bad case of stripes --Chester's Way--Guiji, -- Harry the Dirty Dog -- I need my monster --Kiss that missed --Knots on a counting rope, --Library Lion -- Me and my cat,-- My rotten redheaded older brother,----Night I followed the dog,--No mirrors in Nana's house,--Private I. Guana, -- Polar Express, --Rainbow fish--Romeow and Drooliet--Sebastian's roller skates, --Somebody loves you Mr. Hatch,-- Sophie's masterpiece, --Stellaluna,--Thank you Mr. Falker, -- To be a drum, -- White socks only, --When Pigasso met Mootisse, --Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge, , --Enemy Pie
    • StoryPlace Pre-school Library - animated stories with words and songs
    • 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) -- in Spanish too
    • We Give Books - need to sign up, but 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 : 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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