Literature

  • AdLit.org
    Adolescent literacy resources for parents and educators of kids in grades 4-12.
    adlit.org
  • Amazon.com
    Leading retailer with extensive catalog of book details, reader reviews, and full-text search.
    amazon.com
  • Audible
    Premier online audiobook retailer with affordable subscription options.
    audible.com
  • Booknotes
    Online archive for C-SPAN's award-winning author interview program. 800+ interviews.
    booknotes.org
  • CliffsNotes
    Free literature notes and study guides covering all academic subject areas.
    cliffsnotes.com
  • CommonLit
    2,000 high-quality free reading passages complemented by assessments and reports.
    commonlit.org - Grades: 3-12
  • Google Books
    Search the full text of books. Read books online.
    books.google.com
  • 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.
    librivox.org
  • New York Public Library
    One of the largest public libraries in the United States. Collection of 51 million items.
    nypl.org
  • Open Library
    One web page for every book ever published. Currently indexes 24 million books.
    openlibrary.org
  • OpenStax
    High-quality, peer-reviewed, openly licensed textbooks that are absolutely free online.
    cnx.org
  • Project Gutenberg
    30,000 free ebooks from the public domain to read on your PC, iPhone, Kindle, etc.
    gutenberg.org
  • The British Library
    UK's leading research library. Catalog of 15 million books, newspapers, and journals.
    bl.uk - Also see: Online Gallery
  • Wikibooks
    Free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit.
    wikibooks.org
  • WorldCat
    Search local library collections. Indexed from more than 10,000 libraries.
    worldcat.org

Early Childhood Education

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

Reading Games

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

Social Bookshelves

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