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Suggested Reading Lists

International Children’s Digital Library – Provides free access to children’s literature from around the world

Read.gov- Go to Center for the Book site which promotes lifelong literacy learning, and  encourages readers of all ages to discover the world of books.

Children’s Book Review – devoted to children’s literature and literacy. Publishes reviews of books and lists the best books for kids of all ages. 

MagicBlox – An online children’s book library, where kids discover and read stories for free

Suggested Audio Books

Storyline Online – Features award winning actors in free storytelling videos and resources for parents

LibriVox- Provides stories read by volunteers all over the world

Storynory – Audio stories for kids, including fairytales, original stories, myths, poems, music, history and audiobooks read  by professional actors.

Suggested Websites for Students

 MightyBook – Animated talking stories for children, story songs, sing-along songs, educational games, puzzles, poetry and activities that help teach kids to read.

Reading Eggs –  Helps children learn to read. Hundreds of online reading lessons, phonics games and books for ages 2–13.

Reading Bear – provides  free multimedia, phonics presentations

Suggested Apps for Students

Comprehension apps

Speech with Milo: Sequencing – a sequencing and storytelling game which helps kids learn to organize time, sentence, and storytelling concepts. Also available in Spanish.

Price: $2.99

Grade Level – Grades 1, 2, 3, 4

News-O-Matic for School, Nonfiction Reading – a nonfiction reading comprehension app publishes five news stories each weekday.

Price: $4.99 – $5.99

Grade Level – Grades  2, 3, 4 and above

Vocabulary apps

Alphabet Organizer – a graphic organizer for exploring letters and words, creating books, and building personal word walls for vocabulary study

Price: Free

Grade Level – Grades  K- 4 and above

Chicktionary– a chicken themed spelling and vocabulary building word game

Price: Free

Grade Level – Grades  2,3,4

Word SlapPs – used to teach vocabulary words specific to your child’s world and allows you to upload your own picture and voice.

Price: $4.99

Grade Level – Grades  K- 4 and above

Phonics  apps

Elkonin Boxes– helps beginning readers practice segmenting and blending the sounds that make up words.

Price: $0.99

Grade Level – Grades  K- 2

Planet Lettra– an app for experimenting with word building and building the most important sight words for reading fluency and exposure to important letter blends

Price: $1.99

Grade Level – Grades  1- 4