Howard County Library System
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Expose young children up to age 6 to foreign languages with these brief video vocabulary lessons in
English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, and Mandarin Chinese.
* Requires Adobe Flash Player. On HCLS computers, please use Firefox to access this resource.
OverDrive's "Read Along with Me" collection:
Borrow up to six eBooks at a time. Read these to a child, or turn on audio narration and
watch as each word is highlighted while spoken aloud. You might encounter wait lists because this digital collection is shared by the entire state of Maryland.
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, Science, Biographies, and Social Studies.
TumbleBooks are interactive picture books that children can read or have read to them. Click on the blue "Story Books" tab at the top. No wait lists.
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 for ages three to five, with books available online in 55 languages.
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.
Unite for Literacy: With a goal of cultivating a lifelong love of reading,
Unite for Literacy provides free digital access to picture books narrated in many languages. Grades: PreK - 2.