K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

List Serve - Web Resources

Literacy: Online Books

Aesop’s Fables - http://www.aesopfables.com/  Over 600 fables printed; some have images and audio (Real Audio) available.

A to Z Storybook - http://www.primarygames.com/storybooks/abc/a.htm  Interactive
alphabet book.

Bartleby - http://www.bartleby.com/ Search for children's and adult books on this site.

 

Children's Books Online - The Rosetta Project - http://www.childrensbooksonline.org/ Original books have been scanned and translated into several languages. No audio.

Children's Storybooks Online - http://www.magickeys.com/books/  - all grades Create a tales – children can choose their own options to create their own stories; includes some activities at the bottom of the page.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Interactive Stories - http://teacher.scholastic.com/clifford1/ Children get to play Tic-Tac-Toe while story is loading.

International Children's Digital Library - http://www.icdlbooks.org/ Almost 600 books have been digitized and are available online. No audio, but scanned pages from actual books.

Internet Archive - http://www.archive.org/details/texts Various collections of books that have been scanned and are available online

KidsSites: Story Books - http://www.kidsites.com/sites-fun/stories.htm A long list of links with brief annotations.

Lil' Fingers Storybooks - http://www.lil-fingers.com/storybooks/index.html Text and images, no audio. Best suited for little ones.

Little Animals Activity Center - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/story/sbi.shtml Cute for the little ones.

Literactive - http://www.literactive.com/Home/index.asp Interactive books to download or read online

Online Storytime - http://www.first-school.ws/theme/onlinestory.htm First School site has collected links with web resources and centered activities around them. Good for preschool or kindergarten.

Reading A-Z Online Books - http://www.readinga-z.com/ I subscribed to this site for years and found it worth every penny to download and print books that are already leveled for the very emergent up to fluent readers. It also includes benchmarks that you can use for Running Record Assessments. The only challenge? Make sure you download the assembly instructions - there's a trick!
Starfall - http://www.starfall.com/ Primarily designed for gr. 1 teachers but suitable for K-2.  Wonderful interactive site. The Starfall learn-to-read program was created to meet the needs of the emergent reader by incorporating rhyming games and high-interest books that teach phonemic awareness (sounds in words), phonics, decoding skills, and comprehension.
Storyline Online - http://www.bookpals.net/storyline/ The Screen Actors Guild Foundation has created this video streaming read-aloud by famous actors/actresses/authors. It is "awesome"! One featured story is Polar Express read by Lou Diamond Phillips. On the left margin is the access to previous stories, and more stories. You could be here for hours...!  
StoryPlace - http://www.storyplace.org  Several online books and interactive activities for kids.
Links Only Sites

Children's Storybooks Online - http://www.magickeys.com/books/links.html   Links to all kinds of stories on the web – some in print, some with background music. Good choices for gr. 2-3.

Electronic Books and Online Reading - http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic93.htm You could get lost in this page for days- there are so many links and so many possibilities…

Online Children's Stories - http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/stories.html  As books become out-of-copyright, they are being shared electronically. Here is a list of the classics.