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Websites with online books

Discussion in 'Primary' started by 19890609, Sep 14, 2015.

  1. 19890609

    19890609 New commenter

    The library in my school is very poorly resourced.Does anyone know websites where the children can access books online? (especially non-fiction-topic/history books).I use oxford owl but it doesn't have many non fiction books to read.

    Thank you very much.
  2. saracarroll

    saracarroll New commenter

    Hi, the TES iboard site has lots of non-fiction books (as well as storybooks). Books for 4-7 ages usually have full sound support as well - great for emerging readers/SEN pupils). Many books are part of the premium content - however, you can take a free 30-day trial (subscription is £11.99 per year for everything). Here's an alphabetical listing of the non-fiction books
  3. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

  4. Jeremyinspain

    Jeremyinspain Occasional commenter

    Oxford Owl is pretty good. Lots of free online books to read (and listen to!) including Oxford Reading Tree. Well worth a look. http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/
    Milliemoo13 likes this.
  5. seza-lou

    seza-lou New commenter

    I like storylineonline it is famous actors reading storybooks out loud.

    Great for filler activities, wet play etc. I have taught a range of ages and every year group I have had constantly ask to watch a story. I like it as it helps language development.
  6. purplepearlopal

    purplepearlopal New commenter

    I've just discovered the iPad app called Epic. You can register as a teacher and their whole online book catalogue becomes free! Not sure if this is the same if you're a pupil but worth a look. Lots of lovely interactive books but please be aware that it is a US based app so American accents for read aloud books and, I'm assuming, American spelling too.
  7. misterhall

    misterhall New commenter

    We use www.readingeggs.co.uk for this - unfortunately our school library has suffered because of it but it has far more books than we could stock :0

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