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

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Online kids Magazines, Ebooks, Audiobooks & More


  • iStoryTiime: 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

  • PBS KIDS: BETWEEN THE LIONS: Stories, games, videos. A section for parents & teachers. 
  • Stories for enjoyment or research. Search by subject. Text, audio, and video sources.
  •  GIZMO'S FREEWARE: Links to hundreds of free, downloadable ebooks and audiobooks for children and teens.

  • 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!


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

    • Stories for enjoyment or research. Search by subject. Text, audio, and video sources.

    Through Your Libraries:

    • Elibraries New Jersey: 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.