Resource Lists & Advice

For Students

  • BookFlix
    Animated read-along storybooks and videos for early learners.
  • Libby/OverDrive/eReading Room for Kids
    eBooks and Audiobooks (for just kids books, please click the eReading Room link)
  • Flipster
    Read popular magazines online including Kayak, Owl, Brainspace, All About Space, Faces, RangerRick, and Zoobooks. 
  • Tumble Book Library §  Listen and read-along to animated story books for young children, their parents, and teachers. Play games and watch videos from National Geographic.
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    following websites, you will need to sign up for a free full membership with the library. 
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library eBooks Find full-text eBooks for learners of all ages on topics including coding, business, and travel, as well as DK Eyewitness books about animals, history, geography, weather, technology, and more. 
  • Learning Express Students in grades 4 and up can practice reading and math skills. School Center > Elementary or Middle School.
  • Online Reference Centre 
  • TeachingBooks Locate info on how authors and illustrators write and illustrate their books. Links to author websites and audio book readings. Graphic novels, picture books, historical fiction, adventure stories, mysteries, science fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. 
  • World Book Early Learning For preschoolers and children in the early elementary grades. Developed with experts on early childhood education and guided by evidence-based practices of reading instruction. ·         
  • OxfordOWL free ebook collection of leveled texts (based in the UK) o    developed for children aged 3–11 years old 
  • Picture books read aloud 
  • Bibliovideo YouTube channel all about Canadian books for young people. Brought to you by the Canadian Children's Book Centre and with support of the Canada Council for the Arts, Bibliovideo is the place for great Canadian books for kids and teens. 
  • Bookaboo - A famous rock puppy who needs to read a story a day to play. 
  • Storyline Online - Features celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. 
  • Brightly Storytime - Resource to help parents raise lifelong readers. In partnership with Penguin Random House. 
  • HarperKids - from HarperCollins Children's Books  
  • Reach Out & Read - American early literacy organization working directly with pediatric care providers to share the lifelong benefits that result from families reading aloud to their children every day.
  • Literacy links from the Alberta Teachers' Association
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