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Mrs. Lisa Haun » On-Line/eBooks

On-Line/eBooks

ONLINE OR eBOOKS
 
  • Epic! Instantly access 25,000 of the best books and videos for kids. Up to 4 reader profiles per account. No ad or in-app purchases. ($7.99 per month - but Google coupon codes for discounts, often have 60 days free)
  • OverDrive - The library comes to you.  Borrow eBooks and audiobooks from your local public library. Allows you to read/listen to books on a wide variety of compatible tablets, phones, and computers.  Find your branch and start downloading.  If you've already got a library card, you'll be curled up with your next book in minutes. 28,000 library branches and over 1,000,000 titles! 
  • Raz-Kids.com - Delivers hundreds of interactive, leveled eBooks spanning 27 levels.  The program has 400+ eBooks and open-book eQuizzes, with new books added every month. Students can listen to books for modeled fluency, read books for practice, and then record themselves reading.The motivational "Raz Rocket" gets students excited about reading and strengthens the school-to-home connection. Because all books are available 24/7 via the Web, students can practice reading anytime, anywhere. (AVAILABLE FOR ALL STUDENTS K-2, AND READING INTERVENTION AND LC STUDENTS GRADES 3-5)
  • Storyline OnlineA free on-line streaming video program featuring SAG members reading quality, alluring children books aloud.  Each book includes accompanying activities and lesson ideas.  An excellent way to build reading enjoyment, fluency, and vocabulary – like books on tape but WAY more engaging! (k-5, literacy)
 

APPS:

iStoryBooks brings to life your child’s favorite fairy tales, folk stories and timeless classics with brilliant illustrations, read along text and voice narration that’s perfect for kids of all ages.

 

Go beyond ebooks to engage children ages 2-7 with reading. Each new kids story uses touch screen interactions, animation, and read-along text to improve comprehension; while the wide variety of of high-interest topics guarantees children will discover stories that match their personal interests and keep them engaged with reading.

  • TouchyBooks. Quirky sounds, animation, and flip-book usability offer a realistic experience and a touch of magic for toddlers and tweens. Use the easy star voting system to rate your favorites on this multilingual platform.iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Windows Phone; free with two free books.
  • MeeGeniusHighlight words for review and use the MeeGenius audio playback to keep your little bookworms engaged. Give the personalization element a try, where a child can substitute his or her own name for that of a favorite character in the book! iPad, iPhone, Android, Google TV; free with book selection.
  • Tales2Go.A Parents’ Choice Gold Award-winner that streams on-demand, unlimited access to more than 1,000 stories. Scroll through and sort by reader age, genre, and more. Bookmark and build a favorites list for easy return visits! iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch; $10 per month.
  • A Story Before Bed.More than 300 stories in this app’s library for an interactive read-along experience with your child. Record video of storytime so that your little one can watch it again in the morning, while paging through and following along! iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch; $10 per month.

 

SUBSCRIPTION-BASED:

  • One More Story -Offers subscribers easy access to the highest quality in children’s literature presented in a most entertaining, provocative and creative way. Their goal is to foster in children a love of language and literature at the earliest age possible and to help create a generation of life-long readers.  See, Hear and Read Books, Online! An award-winning online library of classic and contemporary picture books from authors like Ezra Jack Keats, Eve Bunting and Cynthia Rylant.  Professionally narrated and musically scored stories with coordinated text highlighting. I Can Read It mode for emerging readers with a Click-to-Hear option for unknown words. Unlimited access from anywhere in the world to the entire library for 3-, 6- or 12-month periods. Home, School and Library subscription plans for private or institutional use.

 

  • Tumble Books.com - Animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. TBL also includes National Geographic videos and games. With a school licence, teachers and students have access to the Common Core Portal, quizzes and teacher materials/lesson plans! With a paid, 12 month subscription, the TBL collection is accessed online from every computer in your school or library with Internet connection, or from home through a direct link on your school or library website. Users can also access TBL from any reading tablet that has Flash Adobe 8.0+ and an internet connection such as Kindle Fire, Colour Nook & some Android smart phones. For customers using mobile devices that do not support Flash Player (iPad, iPhone and Android), we have implemented an automatic re-direct that automatically takes you to TumbleMobile.