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Howard County Library System’s eBooks for kids combine educational games, videos, and interactive books for engaging experiences for children from pre-K through high school.
|BookFLIX – Stories for Children
BookFLIX pairs fiction video books with nonfiction Scholastic eBooks to build a love of reading, while reinforcing necessary skills.
|International Children’s Digital Library
Provides access to international children’s literature, with books available online in 55 languages.
Developed by the BBC and published by Early Advantage, MUZZY Online creates a total learning environment using a unique multimedia mix of stories, songs, and interactive activities that immerses the child in a second language. MUZZY Online is currently available in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Portuguese and English.
|National Geographic Kids
Designed for PreK through third grade students, PebbleGo features built-in reading and research tools expertly leveled for new readers. Audio supports navigation, and articles include narrated text, highlighting, audio, and video. Topics include Animals, Earth and Space, Biographies, and Social Studies.
ScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven, leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9.
The Screen Actors Guild Foundation records well-known actors reading children’s books and makes graphically dynamic videos so that children around the world can be read to with just the click of a Storyline Online video book image.
Children who are proficient readers can watch a streaming video, read a nonfiction book, then further explore and research the subject matter through TrueFlix. TrueFlix also provides ideas and goals to assist beginning researchers with projects and homework assignments.
TumbleBooks are interactive picture books that children can read or have read to them.
TumbleBookCloud is a middle school and high school collection which contains over 600 titles. This collection contains a vast array of teen novels, classics, poetry, short stories, audiobooks, graphic novels, and world class educational videos from National Geographic.
With over 600 titles and reading levels from grades 3-8, TumbleBookCloud Junior is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to go beyond the picture book collection in TumbleBook Library. TumbleBookCloud Junior contains early reader chapter books, children’s classics, graphic novels, children’s audiobooks, and National Geographic videos – many of which are paired with e-books – a perfect complement to support Common Core Curriculum.