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Book Report Alternative-Using this online activity and Stapleless Book tool students review the elements of fiction and key components of a book report. They are then given an opportunity to identify and share these concepts by writing and illustrating their own mini-book based on a fiction book they have chosen to read. They use the online Stapleless Book tool to publish their mini-books.    Students click here to start.  

Character Scrapbook- Fun online activity to write about a character in a story and you can print it out to make scrapbook pages.

Story Mapping by Read Write Think

Book Adventure-This book search-selection tool allows students to enter their grade level, what level they would like to read at (e.g. harder than grade level, easier than grade level, etc.) and if the want fiction or non-fiction. They may also indicate the category (interest area) of the book they want to read. A list of books that meet their criteria is returned.

Book Hive - BookHive is a web site designed for children ages birth through twelve, their parents, teachers, or anyone interested in reading about children's books. This site contains hundreds of recommended book reviews in a variety of reading levels and interest areas. Users can search for books by author, title, reading level, interest area, number of pages, and even favorite illustrator

International Children's Digital Library - Read books in English or other languages.

Read4Free - Read books online or download them. 

Storyline Online- 25 stories read online by actors

 Marshall Cavendish eBooks -  Click Here



Judy Blume

Jan Brett

Mark Brown- Arthur Books


Eric Carle


Kevin Henkes

Mercer Mayer

Barbara Parks- Junie B. Jones Books

Dav Pilkey - Captain Underpants, Dragon, Ricky Ricotta and more

Patricia Polacco- Thunder Cake, Thank You, Mr. Falker and others


Peggy Rathmann-Officer Buckle, Ruby the Copycat and more

J.K. Rowling -Harry Potter Books


Gary Soto


Rosemary Wells - Max and Ruby books and others 

Bulfinch Mythology Fables and Stories

Campfire Stories Handbook- Ghost stories, Indian Legends, and Tales of the Outdooors

Fairy Stories and Fables

Grimm Fairy Tales .com

Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts -
This is a collection of the full text of many Germanic myths, legends, sagas, and folk and fairy tales. 

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

Idiom Dictionary