Reading to children has been repeatedly shown to improve their reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking, concentration and general academic aptitude… as well as inspire a love of reading. The Screen Actors Guild Foundation records well-known actors reading children’s books and makes graphically dynamic videos so that children around the world can be read to with just the click of a Storyline Online video book image.
A free website to teach children to read. Perfect for kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. Contains exciting interactive books and phonics games.
Between the Lions
Sponsored by PBSKids.org, Between the Lions focuses on teaching reading and a love of books to young children in a fun, informative way.
We are excited to announce the arrival of Overdrive, a software that allows you to download eBooks and audiobooks onto any type of mobile device!
WHO: At this time, we will be providing logins only for students and faculty.
WHEN: The Leander ISD Digital Library (Overdrive) is now available! There are books for all grade levels, including picture books. Students use their regular school computer login and password to access Overdrive.
WHERE: To access Overdrive, go to River Ridge's library webpage, and click on the link for "Online Books" or go to http://digitallibrary.leanderisd.org
HOW MANY: Patrons can check out up to 2 books for a 2 week period. EBooks will automatically return after 2 weeks, but students can turn them in earlier if they finish reading.
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TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.
International Children's Digital Library
Free access to high-quality digital books from around the world. Browse by age, genre, book length, character types, or even the color of a book's cover.