Books, Books and More Books

Books, Books and more Books

Audio books

1.   Audible by Amazon

For as long as schools are closed, Audible is open. Right now, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening.

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

 2.      Storynory-- Storynory has been giving free audio stories to the world since November 2005. They are a podcast and a website with audio streaming. ... Storynory has grown into the largest – not to mention the best-loved – archive of free children's audiobooks on the internet.

https://www.storynory.com/

LISTEN TO BOOKS READ ALOUD

1.  Storyline Online --The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.

https://www.storylineonline.net/

 2.  Save with Stories/Save the Children --#SAVEWITHSTORIES. As COVID-19 hits the U.S. kids are out of school and everyone is trying their best to continue to work together. Join a lot of famous faces as they read their favorite stories aloud.  

https://www.instagram.com/savewithstories/?hl=en

 

3.  Circle Round-- WBUR's Circle Round is a podcast that adapts carefully selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity.

https://www.wbur.org/circleround

4.  Waynesboro Public Library has created a google document that is full of free, online resources and virtual tours. Links to everything from museum tours to science (visit the San Diego Zoo), history, art, dance and music are provided. Go to the E-Library page, scroll down to the bottom of the page, and click on the Google Document.

https://www.waynesboro.va.us/986/E-Library

 

 

 

E books

 1.      EPIC (Free until June 30, 2020 for teachers, FREE for a month for parents then $7.99 a month) 

https://www.getepic.com/

2.      Big Universe—FREE for the rest of the school year with access to over 17,000 books.

https://www.biguniverse.com/

 Storytellers and More

1.      Bill Harley-- If you’re looking for silly stories, great songs and lots of laughs, join Bill Harley every Tuesday and Thursday at 1pm EST/EDT. He will be performing a short concert in his office, and you’re invited. 

https://www.billharley.com/miniconcerts/

2.      Wow-in-the-world—NPR hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey into the wonders of the world around them. We'll go inside our brains, out into space and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.

https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510321/wow-in-the-world

3.      Story Nory—Storynory has been giving free audio stories to the world since November 2005. They are a podcast and a website with audio streaming. ... Storynory has grown into the largest and best-loved – archive of free children's audiobooks on the internet.

https://www.storynory.com/

4.      Stories Podcast—Stories Podcast performs a new story every week, drawing from a variety of sources and a variety of styles. There are retellings of classics like Snow White, some folktales, and myths from around the world, as well as original stories. Episodes range from 10 to 20 minutes, with most on the longer side. Everything here is G-rated and safe for all ages.

http://storiespodcast.com/

 

5.      Planet Storytime Podcast--Offering a mix of classic stories, like those of Beatrix Potter, and less well-known content Planet Storytime aims for that mix of entertainment and education that Fred Rogers perfected.

https://568048.buzzsprout.com/


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