SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Digital Directory of Audiobooks and Ebooks for Kids

 

PREK-ELEMENTARY

 

DADDY LONGLEGS AT BIRCH LANE

Ages: 3-8 

DADDY LONGLEGS AT BIRCH LANE is a narrative non-fiction picture book by Beverley Brenna, available as a free PDF. It follows the life cycle of the harvester (daddy longlegs) bug.

Beverley Brenna

 

FISHER JIM eBook

Ages: 8-12

FISHER JIM is a free, illustrated eBook (digital or PDF). Author Elinor Teele can lead interactive workshops on story-building. For free word games, visit here.

Elinor Teele

 

Free eBook, Captain Corona & the 19 COVID Warriors

Grades: PreK-5 

Superhero Captain Corona takes children on a journey to see 19 brave people whose selfless efforts keep us safe.

Melissa Gratias

 

Free eBooks

Ages: 2-9 

Free eBook downloads for young readers. The books TRY, MIDNIGHT SUN, and HELLO WHAT DO YOU KNOW? will be made free for download from March 23-27.

Sabrina Chamberlain-Parks

 

Free PDF Picture Books 

Grades: K-5

Free PDFs of picture books. Kids may email dmsauthor@gmail.com to discuss!

David Michael Slater

 

Laurel Decher’s Top 10 Tales: Books for Readers 9 to 12

Ages: 9-12 

Book recommendation lists for middle grade readers (ages 9 to 12). You can find all of the books in online stores or at your library with Overdrive. Happy reading!

Laurel Decher 

 

Mims House eBooks and Audio Books

Ages: 6-12

Free digital books.

Darcy Pattison

 

#StayAtHome Free eBooks

Ages: 4-6

Free eBook for 5 days every few days by Janina Rossiter. First eBook is available March 16th-20th, 2020; the next one coming on Thursday.

Janina Rossiter

 

THE EIGHT ADVENTURES OF SKIPPYJON JONES

Ages: 2-10

Audiobooks of all eight SKIPPYJON JONES stories.

Judy Schachner

 

WHEN EVA HOLLERS Interactive eBook

Ages: 3-10

Using the Beyond the Book link for WHEN EVA HOLLERS, found at www.whenevahollers.com, students can interact with the book’s content. For a free download of the Amazon eBook, email Brinkley Burks Pound to receive a promo code. Only ten codes available.

Brinkley Burks Pound

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

SPIDER SUMMER 

Ages: 8-12 

SPIDER SUMMER, a realistic mystery novel for ages 8 – 12, is available as a free PDF. Author: Beverley Brenna (Saskatchewan, Canada)

Beverley Brenna 

 

THE STONE OF POWER

Ages: 6-14

Weronika Madryas invites you to read their, as yet, unpublished story THE STONE OF POWER and ANNE FROM TJHE FAIRYTALE LAND OF GREEN GABLES, as well as to view the pictures. The author encourages sharing your pictures of Anne!

Weronika Madryas

 

HIGH SCHOOL

 

Free Books for Teens (YA) 

Ages: 12+

Josh David Bellin is making as many of their eBooks as they can available for free, starting with their YA fantasy novel ECOSYSTEM.

Josh David Bellin

 

ALL

 

Free Self-Published Comics  

Ages: 16-24 

Five years’ worth of comics by Nathanial Osollo. 

Nathaniel Osollo

 

HUNK THE DINOSAUR Graphic Novel PDF Copy

Ages: All

A comic story about a planet where dinosaurs are the people. Please request the PDF via email: deannorman01@gmail.com.

Dean Norman

 

MEMPHIS, MARTIN, AND THE MOUNTAINTOP PDF 

Grades: K-12

Contact Alice Faye Duncan for a PDF copy of her book MEMPHIS, MARTIN, AND THE MOUNTAINTOP at alicefayeduncan555@gmail.com.

Alice Faye Duncan