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Our digital library of books is designed to help children learn to love reading. Each book has audio for English and other languages so you can listen and read together. There are more activity ideas at the end of each book.
Over 3,000 free books for beginning readers. There is a read aloud feature to help with comprehension. You can use without creating an account- just click on a book to get started, or you can set up a free account if you want to track your child's reading progress.
Aiden Tyler is your typical middle school student. Rides the bus. Likes comic books. But, his life is about to be turned upside down by the Coronavirus. Yes, you heard that correctly. Aiden Tyler, Quaran-teen is a new and original middle-grade serial written and read in real time by author Rex Ogle (Free Lunch). That means as YOU experience things, Aiden will be experiencing them too. Join us every Tuesday, as Rex shares Aiden's story that's full of laughs, facts, hearts, and farts. Target audience is grades 4-8 but all are welcome!
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Author/illustrator Ben Clanton brings his beloved deep-sea duo Narwhal and his pal Jelly straight to you in this exclusive webcast. Learn the story behind these underwater besties and their aquatic adventures. Join us as Ben reads from the latest book in the series, Narwhal's Otter Friend, and sketches his famous characters live! Target audience is grades K-2 but all are welcome!
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A project of the Global Space Education Foundation.
We send children’s books to the International Space Station.
“What you cannot imagine, you cannot do”
While in space, astronauts are videotaping themselves reading these books to the children of Earth. These videos are placed on this Story Time From Space website- look under the heading ” Story Time Videos”.
POETRY FOR KIDS
Engage and inspire your children through poetry and literature from award-winning author Kwame Alexander and some of his friends. These short videos and quick lessons provided by TCM (Teacher Created Materials) offer a practical and fun way to teach and learn at home. Best for grades 4th-8th.
The funny poetry playground of children’s author and former Children's Poet Laureate, Kenn Nesbitt. Here you will find lots of funny poems for kids, classic children’s poems, games, poetry lessons and activities, plus a rhyming dictionary, videos, author visit information, and lots more. Grades K-8.