Adolescent literacy resources for parents and educators of kids in grades 4-12.
    Leading retailer with extensive catalog of book details, reader reviews, and full-text search.
  • Audible
    Premier online audiobook retailer with affordable subscription options.
  • BnF Gallica
    Digital library of the National Library of France and its partners. Access to several million documents.
  • Booknotes
    Online archive for C-SPAN's award-winning author interview program. 800+ interviews.
  • CliffsNotes
    Free literature notes and study guides covering all academic subject areas.
  • CommonLit
    Two thousand high-quality free reading passages complemented by assessments and reports. - Grades: 3-12
  • Google Books
    Searchable full-text database of millions of books scanned by Google.
  • Library of Congress
    Largest library in the world with a collection of more than 120 million items.
  • LibriVox
    Free audio versions of books from the public domain read by volunteers.
  • Literary Hub
    Publisher of news and ideas on contemporary literary life. Extended book excerpts and reviews.
  • New York Public Library
    One of the largest public libraries in the United States. Collection of 51 million items.
  • Open Library
    One web page for every book ever published. Currently indexes 24 million books.
  • OpenStax
    High-quality, peer-reviewed, openly-licensed textbooks that are absolutely free online.
  • Project Gutenberg
    Collection of 60,000 free public domain ebooks. Read on your PC, iPhone, Kindle, etc.
  • TeachingBooks
    Massive curated collection of books, audiobooks, and related instructional materials. Registration required. - Subscription required for full access.
  • The British Library
    UK's leading research library cataloging 15 million books, newspapers, and journals. - Also see: Online Gallery
  • Wikibooks
    Free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit.
  • WorldCat
    Search local library collections. Indexed from more than 10,000 libraries.

Early Childhood Education

  • Duolingo
    Language learning through fun bite-size lessons. Truly exceptional site design.
  • Epic!
    Free in-class access to thousands of children's books.
  • Lalilo
    Adaptive exercises in phonics, word recognition, and comprehension.
  • Read Along by Google
    Uses speech recognition to give feedback to children as they read stories out loud. - Android app only
  • Reading is Fundamental Literacy Center
    Lesson plans, book passages, reading comprehension worksheets, puzzles, and more.
  • ReadTheory
    Personalized reading comprehension exercises for K-12 and ESL students.
  • Storyline Online
    Celebrities reading children's books alongside creative illustrations.

Reading Games

  • Lingokids
    Hundreds of games, video lessons, and audiobooks. Limited free content.
  • Read to Lead
    Game-based learning platform for developing literacy, life, and career skills. - Grades: 5-9

Social Bookshelves

  • GoodReads
    Organize and share book lists. Receive personalized book recommendations.
  • LibraryThing
    Share book lists and receive recommendations from other book lovers.