DISCOVER eBooks, Apps, Book Websites & More
Explore these fantastic resources for book suggestions, ebooks, emagazines, interactive video storybooks, apps, and more!
Discover 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!
The best in children’s book awards—Newbery, Caldecott and more!
Explore great books for elementary and middle school kids.
Discover eBOOKS, eMAGAZINES & MORE!
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!
Classic video storybooks paired with nonfiction ebooks for PreK—Grade 5.
Digital library of ebooks, audiobooks and movies or kids downloadable to many devices with your NDL library card.
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.
Digital library of emagazines, featuring titles for kids and families viewable on many devices with your NDL library card.
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.
Early 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.
Educational 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.
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.