Books to be Read on the Computer
- Litfy has over 2000 free e-books that can be bookmarked, highlighted marked with notes. Most of these are older copyright-free books, but the organization into genres makes this site more useful than others with the copyright-free books.
- Virtual books British library--variety of books from around the world
An amazing collection of primary source documents that you can see as if it were really right in front of you. You can annotate, zoom in. Examples include
Alice's Adventures Underground and William Blake's notebook. *
- Teacher Tap: Electronic Books and Online Reading This is a great resource for finding even more free ebooks. Look for recommended sites that are starred and also have audio.
- BBC - CBeebies - Story Time: Watch and read along to stories featuring all your favourite CBeebies characters Good online audio stories, but unfortunately only available in some regions.
- Storyline Online Actors reading stories. Good quality, captions can be turned on or off. Popular books. *
- Children's Books Online Highly recommended. Antique books with amazing illustrations. Translation into several languages is available. Books are indexed according to interest level. Some audio books included as well. *
- I'm Reading! Online audio books. Good quality. Indexed to include plays, fiction, comics, folktales, Greek myths, Chinese folktales, and some nonfiction. *
- Johnnie's Story Page - Stories and Reading Activities for Children Lots of online audio books for all ages. Some are available in other languages. Consists of videos that can be embedded into wikis or blogs. Indexed by beginning readers, older readers and classic stories. *
- 250+ Places for Free Books OnlineThis is a listing of 446 sites that legally offer free books (eBooks) for download or for online viewing.
- Children's Books Forever Nice quality children's books covering a variety of social themes such as bullying. No audio, but available in several languages.
- StoryPlace Pre-school Library: Other Themes Wide variety of books organized by theme. Audio with some animation. Good choice for preschool.
- Free eBooks - Download Free eBooks and free searchable Databases from askSam For high school. Copyright-free books such as Shakespeare, legislative texts such as the Patriot Act, political texts such as President Obama's speeches, and specialty dictionaries.
- Inanimate Alice - Homepage For high school or middle school only. Interesting interactive story with a variety of authors and endings.
- Digital_storytelling Students can read and tell family history stories digitally.
- UDL Book Builder: Explore Model Books Use this site to create, share, publish, and read digital books. Books are rated by readers.
- Storynory Free Audio Stories For Kids Storynory has published a new audio story every week since November 2005. Includes fairy tales by theBrothers Grimm or Hans Christian Anderson, as well as unusual stories from around the world.
Also includes original children's stories. All stories and audio books come with a full English text. Just double click any word in the text for translation into a host of languages. *
- Free Books - 50 Places to Find Free Books Online Big list of more online books, all ages, lots of categories.
- Free Computer books Download | Online computer ebooks | online free computer science ebooks For adults, and some high school students.
- International Childrens Digital Library (ICDL) Picture books from around the world in a variety of languages. No audio.
- Oxford ebooks (audio) 250 ebooks for younger readers
- Free Technology for Teachers: iStoryBooks - A Great Storybook App for TabletsiStoryBooks is a free iPad, iPhone, and Android app that offers two dozen free digital storybooks for kids ages two through eight. Most of the stories in the app are adaptations of classic children's tales likeThe Ugly Duckling
- Storynory Storynory is available on iTunes in the Kids and Family Podcast section. If you subscribe for free to our iTunes feed you can easily download and transfer our latest stories onto your iPod.
Welcome to Lit2go This is a great site for downloading free audio books. Very easy to use, just choose the download to iTunes option and then add to your iPod. Organized by genre.