Monday, April 20, 2015

Favorite Free eBook Collections for Teachers

I've had a lot of teachers asking me to share my favorite eBook resources for elementary students with them.  I hope you love them as much as I do!

1.  Starring You Story Books for the iPad or Starring You Story Books on the computer- Make your students the main character of the most entertaining stories ever!  Teachers will enjoy reading these stories to their students.  If you are a teacher, you can apply for free access to Storybots learning resources!  Apply now, it's a must! Triple YAY!!!!

2. wegivebooks - You will find amazing eBooks to read with your students. Create an account and begin to enjoy free eBooks that will work on your laptop and computer. eBooks have an age recommendation, easy search options, and there are titles available in Spanish.  This is a free resource for everyone! 

 3. StoryLineOnline - StoryLine Online is a collection of great books that are being read aloud. The Screen Actors Guild Foundation records well-know actors reading children's books and makes graphically dynamic videos so that children around the world can be read to with just a click of a Storyline Online video book image. An activity guide is available for each book.  StoryLine Online works on the computer and iPad. 

4. EPIC! eReader App or use the web version at EPIC!- Here is a great collection of eBooks that are FREE for educators.  There are a variety of books for elementary age students.  Some stories include audio. You will need to create an educator account to share great books with your students. This is also a great resource to share with parents and families.  With a promo code you can share with parents, the family will gain free access for 2 months.   



  1. Thanks for your list! We give books has been a great resource for me. You might also look at
    NG Young Explorer for simple informational texts and Unite for Literacy for primary level books with a read aloud option.

    1. Joyce,
      Thank you for sharing the extras. I went ahead and checked them out. I loved the NG Young Explorer and shared it with a teacher the other day. It was a hit!! :) I also like the language features in Unite for Literacy. :)