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Aesops Fables                                                                  Contains 650+ stories
http://www.aesopfables.com/                                                    in HTML with morals
                                                                               historical documents
American Memory
                                                                               from the Library of
                                                                               Free download: e-text
Arthur Conan Doyle: A Sherlockian Holmpage from the Unive rsity of Wate rloo   files
www.sherlockian.net                                                            Also includes pictures,
                                                                               sound, games
                                                                               E-text files
                                                                               Individual titles can be
                                                                               US$19.95 per month
                                                                               allows download of 2
www.audible.com                                                                audio books per month
                                                                               subscriptions also
Audio Books For Free
                                                                               Some free and some
http://www.audiobooksforfree.com/screen_main.asp?gg=2                          not

                                                                               includes an animated
                                                                               character, providing
Awesome Talking Library                                                        synchronized
http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Awesome_Talking_Library.html                     highlighting so that
                                                                               children can follow along
                                                                               even more easily
                                                                               Free download: e-text
                                                                               for students
                                                                               An internet publisher
www.bartleby.com                                                               of literature, reference
                                                                               and verse
                                                                               free stories and related
                                                                               games, developed by a
Beantime Stories                                                               HeadStart teacher and
http://www.me ddybemps.com/5.1.html                                            her husband. The
                                                                               pictures a small and
                                                                               busy visually.
                                                                               English or Japanese
                                                                               with small pictures
Beatrix Potter Stories                                                         that don’t fill up the
http://wiredforbooks.org/kids.htm                                              page. High quality
                                                                               audio files are also
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                                                                            Free download: e-text
Bibliomania                                                                 Study guides and free
www.bibliomania.com                                                         e-text
                                                                            Contains fiction, non-
                                                                            fiction and poetry
                                                                            Only a little over a
                                                                            dozen books offered
Big Books                                                                   here with pictures.
http://www.mape.org.uk/activities/BigBooks/index.htm                        They seem to be of an
                                                                            English dialect using
                                                                            the word “Mum”
                                                                            instead of “Mom.”
                                                                            E-text files
                                                                            Individuals with
                                                                            qualifying disabilities
                                                                            who live outside the
                                                                            United States can
www.bookshare.org                                                           purchase a
                                                                            subscription allowing
                                                                            access portions of the
                                                                            Books that can be
Browser Books                                                               searched by level or
                                                                            by subject. It will not
http://staff.prairiesouth.ca/~cassidy.kathy/browserbooks/index.htm          read each page by
                                                                            sentence, but instead
                                                                            one word at a time.
                                                                            There is a shared
CAST UDL Book Builde r                                                      book library and a
http://bookbuilder.cast.org/                                                template to make your
                                                                            own books.

CBeeBies Stories                                                            Cute children’s books
                                                                            from BBC so they
                                                                            have an English
Children’s Storybooks Online                                                Several illustrated
http://www.magickeys.com/books/                                             stories to view.
Christian Classics Ethereal Library
                                                                            Free Classic Christian

Cowboy Poetry                                                               Bar D-Ranch’s
                                                                            Cowboy news, poetry
http://www.cowboypoetry.com/                                                and music

                                        Electronic Book Resource List
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The Cranky Librarian                                                       Search for public
http://crankylibrarian.com/                                                domain books and art
                                                                           works online
                                                                           Unabridged classic
                                                                           audiobooks on CD in
Deklin's Domain                                                            MP3 format
                                                                           Titles for children and
www.decklinsdomain.com/Books/WTstore.htm                                   adults
                                                                           US$9.95 per disk plus
Digital Book Index                                                         Over 80,000 e-books,
http://www.digitalbookindex.com/about.htm                                  some for sale. You
                                                                           must sign in first time
                                                                           Search tool to help to
                                                                           find details of book
E-Book Finder                                                              titles published in e-
www.ebooklocator.com                                                       text format
                                                                           10,000 titles and 400
                                                                           E-text for thousands of
                                                                           public domain titles
Electronic Text Centre
                                                                           available in three
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/ebooks/                                      formats: e-text, palm
                                                                           pilot and web version
                                                                           collection of both long
Englis h Server Drama Collection                                           and short English
http://drama.eserver.org/                                                  drama plays and

E-Server Fiction Collection                                                Collection of online
http://fiction.eserver.org/                                                fiction texts

                                                                           Browse among 550
Famous Poets and Poe ms
                                                                           popular poets and
http://www.famouspoetsandpoe ms.com/                                       22,000 poems
                                                                           browse everything
Folklore and Mythology E-texts                                             from popular fairytales
http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts.html                                   to Russian ghost

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                                                                         Free download: MP3
                                                                         Will read aloud or can
                                                                         cut and paste into
                                                                         another document
Free-books.org                                                           Print is formatted as
www.free-books.org/                                                      ewriting - a new line
                                                                         beginning after
                                                                         punctuation. Also has
                                                                         thousands of free
                                                                         photos from around
                                                                         the world.
                                                                         Free decodable books
Genie Books in Powe rPoint
                                                                         for beginner readers
http://www.auburn.edu/~murrag1/bookindex.html                            all in PowerPoint.

Goggle Book Search                                                       one of the largest
http://books.google.com/                                                 digitization projects
                                                                         Free download: e-text
Great Books Index                                                        Works by many great
http://books.mirror.org/gb.home.html                                     writers including
                                                                         Shakespeare, Darwin,
                                                                         Twain, Tolstoy, Virgil

Great Lite rature Online                                                 Online versions of
http://www.classicauthors.net/                                           classic literary works.

                                                                         One of the largest
                                                                         'collections of
                                                                         collections' on the
iBiblio                                                                  Internet.
http://www.ibiblio.org/                                                  Free- including
                                                                         software, music,
                                                                         literature, art, history,
                                                                         science, politics, and
                                                                         cultural studies

The Institute for Learning Technologies                                  Classic books for
http://www.ilt.columbia.edu/publications/digitext.html                   upper-level reading

                                                                         Free download e-text
                                                                         files for children aged
Inte rnational Children's Digital Library
                                                                         3-13 years
                                                                         Many titles in more
                                                                         than 15 languages

Inte rnet Archive                                                        Archived lists of
http://www.archive.org/index.php                                         books and more.

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                                                                               Free download: e-text
Inte rnet Classic Archive                                                      files
http://classics.mit.edu/                                                       Classical literature by
                                                                               a variety of authors
                                                                               This has links to many
                                                                               public library
Inte rnet Public Library
                                                                               resources with free
www.ipl.org                                                                    downloads of e-text
                                                                               free model accessible
Inte rsect Digital Library Catalog                                             design of seven books
http://inte rsect.uoregon.edu/                                                 plus historical
                                                                               A search engine for
Just Free Books
                                                                               over 450 websites that
http://www.justfreebooks.info/                                                 offer free books
                                                                               Stories and activities
Lil Fingers Storybooks
                                                                               for learning how to
http://www.lil-fingers.com/storybooks/index.html                               read.
                                                                               Free site but you must
Lite ractive
                                                                               register to download
                                                                               the books.
                                                                               E-text formatted for
Manybooks                                                                      reading via Palm,
http://www.manybooks.net/                                                      PocketPC, Zaurus,
                                                                               Rocketbook or PDA

Mighty Books                                                                   Free children’s books,
http://www.mightybook.com/                                                     games, and songs.

                                                                               Books from NYC from
NYC Adapted Books                                                              different formats like,
http://schools.nycenet.edu/D75/literacy/adaptedbooks/catalog_by_software.htm   PowerPoint, Writing
                                                                               with Symbols, and

Online Book Page                                                               Over 30,000 e-text
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/                                        books for free

                                                                               This is a search
Overdrive Digital Media Locator
                                                                               engine to find free

Premier Assistive Technology E-Library                                         Many categories of
                                                                               easy to download
http://search.overdrive.com/                                                   books.

                                     Electronic Book Resource List
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                                                                          Stories created by the
Priory Woods                                                              teachers form Priory
                                                                          woods, which is in
http://www.priorywoods.middlesbrough.sch.uk/resources/books.htm           England, so they have
                                                                          a strong accent when
                                                                          reading the book.
                                                                          Free download: e-text
Project Gutenbe rg                                                        files
www.promo.net/pg/                                                         Large number of
                                                                          public domain titles

ReadPrint                                                                 Thousands of free e-
http://www.readprint.com/                                                 text

                                                                          Books made mostly
                                                                          from PowerPoint. They
                                                                          also have instructions
Region Two’s Digital Lending Library
                                                                          on how to make your
http://www.region2library.org/ppa.htm                                     own PowerPoint
                                                                          talking books along
                                                                          with a template
                                                                          already made.
                                                                          includes over 2,000
                                                                          English poems by 310
Representative Poetry Online
                                                                          poets from the early
                                                                          medieval period to the
                                                                          beginning of the
                                                                          twentieth century."
                                                                          Free download: e-text
ReadPrint                                                                 Large number of
                                                                          public domain titles
www.readprint.com                                                         Listed by author or
                                                                          search by title
                                                                          Fun children’s books
RIF Reading Planet
                                                                          with animation and
http://www.rif.org/readingplanet/content/read_aloud_stories.mspx          songs.
                                                                          Offers books in Braille
Seedlings Braille Books                                                   and you can sign up
http://www.seedlings.org/                                                 for one free Braille
                                                                          Free books. Some
Set-BC Accessible Books                                                   made with
http://www.setbc.org/setbc/accessiblebooks/freebooksforyou.html           Boardmaker, Word,
                                                                          clicker, IntelliTools,
                                                                          and/or Braille.

                                    Electronic Book Resource List
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                                                                              A growing collection of
Short Stories                                                                 classic and newly-
http://www.s hort-stories.co.uk/                                              written short stories
                                                                              made available on the
Singing to Me                                                                 Nursery Rhymes sang
http://www.singingtome.com/content/index.html                                 and written to follow

Sonic Central                                                                 an archive of English
                                                                              sonnets, commentary,
                                                                              pictures, and relevant
                                                                              web links
                                                                              Lots of great animated
                                                                              stories and games and
Starfall                                                                      activities for teaching
http://www.starfall.com/                                                      reading. Many school
                                                                              districts use this site
                                                                              as well.

Storyline Online                                                              Popular children’s
                                                                              books read by famous
http://www.storylineonline.net/                                               actors
StoryNory                                                                     Audio Books with
http://storynory.com/                                                         words-Not great

Storyplace                                                                    Children’s stories and
http://www.storyplace.org/eel/other.asp                                       activities to print out.

Talking Book Library
                                                                              PowerPoint books
                                                                              Download a free
Talking Dictionary for Blind
                                                                              talking dictionary and
http://www.download3000.com/download-Talking_Dictionary-count-reg-6527.html   a thesaurus
                                                                              Many books created
Tar Heel Reader
                                                                              by teachers and
http://tarheelreader.org/category/books/                                      parents to share.
Virtual Reader Library                                                        Virtual books you can
http://www.technotopia.com/books/                                             bookmark and return
                                                                              to later
                                                                              Free download: e-
Texas School for the Blind                                                    braille books and
www.tsbvi.edu/braille/braillebooks.htm                                        materials
                                                                              Password needed

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                                                                         offers subscribers
                                                                         access animated
                                                                         books, games, quizzes.
                                                                         Some libraries pay a
                                                                         fee and you can access
                                                                         it for free through
                                                                         over 2100 free e-
                                                                         books, including the
                                                                         Bible, can browse by
                                                                         subject, including a
Univ of VA e-Book Library                                                category for children’s
                                                                         literature. There is a
                                                                         Web version, a
                                                                         Microsoft version and
                                                                         a Palm reader version
                                                                         to put on your Palm

Wiki Books                                                               Free educational
http://www.wikibooks.org/                                                textbooks

                                                                         Library contains over
World Wide School Library
                                                                         2000 books with
http://www.worldwideschool.org/                                          comments
                                                                         Free download: e-
                                                                         braille books
                                                                         1,000 titles listed by
The Electronic Braille Book Library                                      author and title in
www.braille.org/braille_books/                                           braille format - can be
                                                                         embossed or read via
                                                                         refreshable braille
                                                                         display eg BrailleNote
                                                                         Free download: e-text
The EText Archives                                                       files
www.etext.org/                                                           Politics, fiction,
                                                                         religion, poetry
                                                                         Free download: e-text
The Internet Public Library                                              files
www.ipl.org                                                              Public library
                                                                         Free download: e-text
The On-line Books Page
                                                                         Collection of 30,000
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/                                  listed by title, author
                                                                         and subject

                                    Electronic Book Resource List
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UDL Book Builder
                                                                               Free downloads of
                                                                               books made by
                                                                               teachers and parents

  Book Summaries, Notes and Study Guides

        Spark Notes (overview, character list, chapter summaries, study questions, and quizzes
         on hundreds of books, including MP3 version of the notes) http://www.sparknotes.com

      Pink Monkey (400 books with background, analysis, chapter summaries, and study
        questions) Note: adjust browser window to eliminate distracting animations.

      Free Literature Study Guides. http://www.bookrags.com/browse/studyguides/

      Free Book summaries. http://www.bookwolf.com/

  Text to Speech Software
        ReadPlease www.readplease.com starts at $49.95
        Natural Voice Reader www.naturalreaders.com starts at $49.50.
        Nonvisual Desktop Access-NVDA (free) http://www.nvda-project.org/
        WordTalk http://wordtalk.org.uk/
        Reading Made Easy http://www.readingmadeez.com/trial/


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