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					                                    Electronic Book Resource List
                                            Created by Dinell Stuckey




Aesops Fables                                                                  Contains 650+ stories
http://www.aesopfables.com/                                                    in HTML with morals
                                                                               listed.
                                                                               historical documents
American Memory
                                                                               from the Library of
http://memory.loc.gov/
                                                                               Congress
                                                                               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
                                                                               downloaded
                                                                               US$19.95 per month
Audible.com
                                                                               allows download of 2
www.audible.com                                                                audio books per month
                                                                               Newspaper
                                                                               subscriptions also
                                                                               available
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
Bartleby.com
                                                                               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
                                                                               available.
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                                                                            Free download: e-text
                                                                            files
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
Bookshare.org
                                                                            United States can
www.bookshare.org                                                           purchase a
                                                                            subscription allowing
                                                                            access portions of the
                                                                            Bookshare.org
                                                                            collection
                                                                            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
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories/
                                                                            have an English
                                                                            accent
Children’s Storybooks Online                                                Several illustrated
http://www.magickeys.com/books/                                             stories to view.
Christian Classics Ethereal Library
                                                                            Free Classic Christian
http://www.ccel.org/
                                                                            books

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


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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
                                                                           p&h
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
                                                                           publishers
                                                                           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
                                                                           criticism

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
                                                                           stories




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                                                                         Free download: MP3
                                                                         files
                                                                         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
                                                                         collaborative
http://books.google.com/                                                 digitization projects
                                                                         Free download: e-text
                                                                         files
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
www.icdlbooks.org
                                                                         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
                                                                               files
                                                                               free model accessible
Inte rsect Digital Library Catalog                                             design of seven books
http://inte rsect.uoregon.edu/                                                 plus historical
                                                                               documents
                                                                               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
http://www.literactive.com/Home/index.asp
                                                                               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,
                                                                               IntelliTools,
http://schools.nycenet.edu/D75/literacy/adaptedbooks/catalog_by_software.htm   PowerPoint, Writing
                                                                               with Symbols, and
                                                                               Word.

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
http://search.overdrive.com/
                                                                               books.

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


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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
http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/display/index.cfm
                                                                          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
                                                                          book.
                                                                          Free books. Some
Set-BC Accessible Books                                                   made with
                                                                          PowerPoint,
http://www.setbc.org/setbc/accessiblebooks/freebooksforyou.html           Boardmaker, Word,
                                                                          clicker, IntelliTools,
                                                                          and/or Braille.



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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
                                                                              Web
Singing to Me                                                                 Nursery Rhymes sang
http://www.singingtome.com/content/index.html                                 and written to follow
                                                                              along.

Sonic Central                                                                 an archive of English
                                                                              sonnets, commentary,
http://www.sonnets.org/
                                                                              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
                                                                              backgrounds

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

Talking Book Library
                                                                              PowerPoint books
http://www.talkingbooklibrary.net/Matrix.htm
                                                                              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.
Tumblebooks
                                                                         Some libraries pay a
http://www.tumblebooks.com
                                                                         fee and you can access
                                                                         it for free through
                                                                         them.
                                                                         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
                                                                         resources
                                                                         Free download: e-text
                                                                         files
The On-line Books Page
                                                                         Collection of 30,000
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/                                  listed by title, author
                                                                         and subject



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UDL Book Builder
                                                                               Free downloads of
http://bookbuilder.cast.org/explore.php
                                                                               books made by
also
                                                                               teachers and parents
http://bookbuilder.cast.org/library.php




  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.
        http://www.pinkmonkey.com

      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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