SoundCloud recording of THE PEDDLER’S BED, performed by actors at the Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville.
An informative picture ebook explains the current virus situation in simple terms and urges children to help fight it!
Becky from Amicus Publishing talks about I’VE GOT FEET!, showing pages, with free ebook and downloadable activities linked to curriculum.
Calendar Time with Mrs. Selleck is a fun and engaging 1 minute video celebrating each day of the month.
Based on a true story, CAO CHONG WEIGHS AN ELEPHANT is a Best STEM book that celebrates creative thinking,
THE VIRONAUT is a story about the coronavirus and staying safe, healthy and occupied during school closures.
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.
Get ready for bedtime with a free animated audiobook from author-illustrator Bethany Stahl!
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.
Superhero Captain Corona takes children on a journey to see 19 brave people whose selfless efforts keep us safe.
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.
Many published ebooks in several languages for free.
Free PDFs of picture books. Kids may email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss!
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!
Free digital books.
Listen to author Raymond Nakamura and his daughter Risa read PEACH GIRL with music and sound effects.
Phunics — Fun Phonics is a 4-level decodable reading series for grades K–3. Each story (101 total) includes: Ebook/pronunciation video/audio/quiz.
Free eBook during April. Biography of how Robert grew almost 9 feet tall, becoming a global curiosity—as a child.
Watch and listen to SAVE THE ARCTIC by Bethany Stahl, an interactive story about our environment!
Watch and listen to SAVE THE BEES by Bethany Stahl, an interactive story about our pollinators!
Listen to a free animated audiobook from author and illustrator Bethany Stahl and enjoy the interactive story!
Sheri shares the book she wrote about mindfulness. A young girl goes on a hike with her grandma in the woods, and is so excited about her surprise, that she almost misses out on the beauty of nature and the experience with her grandma. When she uses techniques for mindfulness, the comes to appreciate “right here, right now.”
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.
Audiobooks of all eight SKIPPYJON JONES stories.
Read this book for an activity! THE GOLDEN SPHERE is a chapter book science fiction story. Mason and his best friend, Bria, embark on a quest to save their people from the futuristic New York City’s golden sphere. Parents can read it too.
THE SOCIAL DISTANCE KING sensitively introduces the topic of social distancing to kids. Free social distancing Kindle/Mobi ebook.
Read about the Tanglelows as they twist and turn throughout your mind, creating doubts, worries, and confusion. A tool for discussing emotions and well-being.
Listen to the entertaining audio version of Sophie Masson’s book, TWO TRICKSTERS TALES FROM RUSSIA. Full production with narration, music, and sound effects.
Listen to the Grandma’s House reading of Martha Simpson’s picture book. Then check the author’s website for some fun activities.
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.
Audio readings of Sharon Mentyka’s middle grade novel, CHASING AT THE SURFACE. Chapters will be posted throughout the month of April.
Crime Travelers series book one “Like the Bourne Identity but for kids” is now FREE on Amazon Prime Kindle.
During Coronavirus shelter-in-place, use the code DHKSGIFT to get this free ebook: DEREK HYDE KNOWS SPOOKY WHEN HE SEES IT.
This twist on a traditional fairy tale, written in Japanese by Sachiko Kashiwaba, features a reclusive witch and an inventive young woman. Read FIRSTCLAW (1,800 words), tr. Avery Fischer Udagawa.
“Rambunctious YA educational entertainment that reimagines the American Revolution as a time-travel escapade.” —Kirkus Reviews
“An unflagging determination by a 12-year-old to fulfill her mother’s secret—a great lesson for kids to never give up on a dream no matter how difficult the odds at the outset. A smart novel perfect for today’s upside-down world.”
SPIDER SUMMER, a realistic mystery novel for ages 8 – 12, is available as a free PDF. Author: Beverley Brenna (Saskatchewan, Canada)
Read award-winning fantasy adventure THE FIREBRAND LEGACY (BOOK #1 of THE MANAKOR CHRONICLES) and engage with the author through her commitment to respond to reader messages through her contact page during this time here. “A rousing saga of magic and mystery” – Kirkus Reviews
An extraordinary magical fantasy adventure, suitable for all. Winner of two Brit Writers’ Awards. Free eBook.
Williamson reads one chapter a day from THE MARVELOUS ADVENTURES OF GWENDOLYN GRAY, complete with soundtrack and worksheets.
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!
Josh David Bellin is making as many of their eBooks as they can available for free, starting with their YA fantasy novel ECOSYSTEM.
Free YA novel about a struggling teen with bipolar who finds the hero within. Free novel guide included.
Ediciones Norma of Mexico provides several books, created by local artists, in Spanish. The picture book EN LA OSCURIDAD is mine.
Five years’ worth of comics by Nathanial Osollo.
A comic story about a planet where dinosaurs are the people. Please request the PDF via email: email@example.com.
MEMPHIS, MARTIN, AND THE MOUNTAINTOP PDF
Contact Alice Faye Duncan for a PDF copy of her book MEMPHIS, MARTIN, AND THE MOUNTAINTOP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FREE eBook of Joan Bransfield Graham’s THE POEM THAT WILL NOT END through 4/29/20. Click on “Kindle”–perfect for National Poetry Month!