Enriches the reading experience for all ages, from young children to adults! Find book readings, read-alongs, meet-the-author videos, book trailers and more.
Reading & Literature
Find book readings, read-alongs, meet-the-author videos, book trailers and more for children of all ages.
Enjoy over 200,000 resources about children's and young adult books while learning from home.
Book Connections se esfuerza por enriquecer con alegría la experiencia de todos al leer libros para niños y jóvenes. Solamente selecciona español en el menú desplegable ubicado en la esquina superior derecha.
Find book readings, read-alongs, meet-the-author videos, book trailers and more for teens.
Students can search multiple databases at once for elementary school research (grades K-5). All full-text articles included are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).
- Primary Search
- Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
- American Heritage Children’s Dictionary
- Topic Overviews K-5
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Students can search multiple databases at once for full-text articles for middle school research (grades 6-8). All full-text articles included are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).
- Middle Search Plus
- Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
- Topic Overviews 6-12
Helps children grades K-8, parents, & teachers identify books appropriate for children's reading abilities and interests. Find suggestions for new fiction, nonfiction and audiobooks. Requires a 29041, 29731 or 29735 library card.
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Students can access all of Redwood City Public Library's eResources using their Empower Card. Requires 29731 or 29735 library card.
Provides multimedia content to complement children's and young adult books. Resources include audiobook readings, author videos, book discussion guides and lesson plans for over 40,000 books in English and Spanish.
Find lesson plans, discussion questions, novel units, reader's theater scripts, and other instructional support for the books you're reading in any K–12 classroom.
- Ready-to-use and vetted for quality to save you time
- Stimulate discussions about the books you're teaching
- Use for book clubs and to prompt conversation about books at home
- Choose from thousands of guides for both fiction and nonfiction
- Great for new educators and teachers-in-training
Compile, organize, analyze, and share instructional materials associated with the books in your curriculum.
- Create your own booklists
- Manage text sets
- Analyze text complexity differentiation
- Seamlessly edit, sequence, and annotate lists
- Immediately have instructional materials
- Distribute lists with QR codes, emails, or permanent links
Have the author reveal, anytime, the author's purpose, writing, and research processes with these TeachingBooks.net exclusively created primary source materials.
Have ready-to-use vocabulary lists — often organized by chapter — for the books that you're teaching. Vocabulary lists include:
- Example sentences pulled from each book
- Audio pronunciations
Get to know the latest award-winning books with exclusive primary source recordings that introduce students to authentic writing and research processes.
Include diverse cultural experiences in your instruction as reflected in quality fiction and nonfiction books.
- Identify exceptional multicultural books for all content areas
- Bring culture and race to the forefront of literary conversations with authentic, primary source instructional materials
An engaging, interactive, gamified and trustworthy online learning experience for grades pre-K through high school. A suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, educational games, pictures, audio, maps and video, complemented by children’s ebooks, current periodicals and related Web sites.
Perfect for school reports and research papers. There are different portals for different age ranges and includes Spanish resources for elementary school users.