The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.
Exchange after-school cartoons with after-school TumbleBooks! Quiet time before bed! You can even use TumbleBooks on road trips! TumbleBooks is a great way to enhance family literacy and at-home reading.
Use it for independent reading, group activities, story time, lessons, and more! And, as a digital library of animated talking picture books, it has the added bonus of being accessible – 24/7 – from any device with an internet connection.
Educators have long known that one of the most effective ways to teach math concepts, especially to reluctant learners, is by using stories and literature. TumbleMath is the most comprehensive collection of math picture books you will find anywhere. All in the amazing TumbleBook format complete with animation and narration. The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes.
TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources perfect for your middle school, high school, or public library. We offer a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. The collection is available online around the clock. No downloads, no waiting! If you can access the internet, you can be reading, watching, or listening to fantastic content.
Your Online Audio Library is an online audio book library collection of streaming audio books for schools and libraries. A subscription to AudioBookCloud gives you unlimited remote access to your audio book collection. Like our TumbleBookLibrary and TumbleBookCloud collections, AudioBookCloud is accessible from your school or library or at home - a computer with an Internet connection is the only necessity! Fear not for checking out, putting a hold on, or fighting with your classmates for audio. As many people can listen to the same book at the same time!
The African Storybook initiative aims to address the shortage of contextually appropriate books for early reading in the languages of Africa. Their vision is for all young African children to have enough enjoyable books to read in a familiar language to practice their reading skills and learn to love reading. Stories available in over 183 languages!
LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain, and then LibriVox releases the audio files back onto the net for free. All their audio is in the public domain, so you may use it for whatever purpose you wish.
With a large and growing collection of eBooks for kids 1 to 13 years old, your children get to enjoy new books all the time from award winning authors and publishers from around the world. In addition to titles you are familiar with from traditional publishers, they also have the opportunity to discover new stories from authors they've never heard of, or try out new languages they've never seen.
Mommy Gone Tropical is a blog that spreads deaf awareness and shares importance of sign language. She posts regular ASL storytime videos on her Facebook page that are wonderful to watch, whether ASL is your native language or one you are trying to learn.