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DISCOVER eBooks, Apps, Book Websites & More

Explore these fantastic resources for book suggestions, ebooks, emagazines, interactive video storybooks, apps, and more!


Discover BOOK WEBSITES!

youth fav booksYouth Librarians’ Favorite Book Websites

Looking for a great book to read? Seeking the next title in your favorite series? Hoping to find a book’s Lexile level? Explore this excellent selection of websites to find a book that perfect for YOU!

awardwiningchildrensbooksAward-Winning Children’s Books

The best in children’s book awards—Newbery, Caldecott and more!

novelist k8plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

Explore great books for elementary and middle school kids.


Discover eBOOKS, eMAGAZINES & MORE!

Tumblebooklibrary TumbleBook Library

An online collection of read-along titles for K-12 students.  Features adjustable online text and complete audio narration.  Includes chapter books and early readers, as well as classics. Download the TumblBook Library App to your mobile device!

bookflixBookflix

Classic video storybooks paired with nonfiction ebooks for PreK—Grade 5.

download destinationDownload Destination eBooks

Digital library of ebooks, audiobooks and movies or kids downloadable to many devices with your NDL library card.

Hoopla

Instantly borrow movies, TV shows, eBooks, music, audiobooks and comics to enjoy on your computer, tablet or phone – even TV! Stream, read, or listen to immediately, or download to phones or tablets to enjoy offline later (must have Hoopla app). No wait lists, no holds. Borrow 5 items per calendar month.

RBdigital eMagazines

Digital library of emagazines, featuring titles for kids and families viewable on many devices with your NDL library card.

littlepimLittle PIM Language Learning for Kids

Interactive language learning tool for very young children, with 10 languages, including English/ESL with Spanish or English subtitles. Other languages are French, Italian, Chinese, Spanish, Russian, German, Japanese, Hebrew, and Arabic.


Discover APPS!

Every Child Ready to ReadEarly Literacy Apps

Fun apps that you can play with your child to support their early literacy development. The knowledgeable librarians at LittleeLit.com have paired up with Educational Apps for Sale to feature a selection of the best apps that align with the 5 practices of Every Child Ready to Read (an early literacy initiative from the American Library Association). These five practices, that you can easily do every day at home, are: talk, sing, read, write, and play.

Apps that support TALKING
Apps that support SINGING
Apps that support READING
Apps that support WRITING
Apps that support PLAYING

 

Reading RocketsEducational Literacy Apps

Reading Rockets has assembled great lists of apps to help children develop their early literacy skills in a fun, interactive way. The lists feature recommended apps for print awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, spelling, and writing.

 

 

Print Best Apps for Teaching & Learning

The apps recognized as Best Apps for Teaching & Learning are of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American AASL’s Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. The apps foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration, and encourage learners to explore and discover.

Best Apps 2017

Past Lists of Best Apps


App Recommendation & Review Sources

Little eLit App Reviews

School Library Journal : Touch & Go

Kirkus Review : iPad Reviews

The Horn Book : Out of the Box