STORY SITES for kids: READ & DOWNLOAD download books & stories for free--many include audio and interactive features.

If you know of other resources, please email Rachelle at: Rachelleburk@gmail.com

Online kids Magazines, Ebooks, Audiobooks & More

READING SITES for kids




















  • iStoryTime: Free Stories for iPhone or iPad
  • Speakaboos: Children's website for reading and literacy - Kids online stories, videos, educational activities, games, worksheets, printables, coloring pages, arts & crafts...
  •   Story Cub: Download stories, read aloud, plus apps for phones and tablets
  • Giggle Poetry: For kids who like to read and write poems



  • PBS KIDS: BETWEEN THE LIONS: Stories, games, videos. A section for parents & teachers. 
  • AwesomeStories.com: Stories for enjoyment or research. Search by subject, grade. Text and audio.
  • FreeKidsBooks.org: Free PDF book downloads for toddlers through young adult.
  • StoryJumper.com: Read books created by others on this site (or create one yourself!)


  • Online Kids Magazine:

    • Guardian Angel Kids: Online interactive monthly ezine
    • TIME for Kids:  Time Magazine for kids--Features, National News, Sports, Science...full articles online!

    AUDIO STORIES

    (Note: many of the downloadable books also have audio or read aloud features)

    Through Your School & Public Libraries:

    • Elibraries / Overdrive: If you have a library card and your library subscribes to this service, you can download ebooks and audiobooks for free.

    • TumbleBookLibrary and TumbleBookCloud Junior  -Online collection of kids' ebooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books. Note: This is a subscription service to which many libraries subscribe. If your library does not, check other public library WEBSITES. It does not always require membership in order to use the service through that library's website.
    • Hoopla: Like eLibrary, If you have a library card and your library subscribes to this service, you can download ebooks and audiobooks for free.

    FREE (print) BOOKS

    PJ Library (Free Jewish Children's Books):  PJ Library sends FREE, award-winning books that celebrate Jewish values and culture to families with children 6 months through 8 years old. Books sent monthly.

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