The following is a list of sites with libraries of ebooks, both fiction and non-fiction, K - 12. Follow the links to the sites and input the provided usernames and passwords.
National Geographic Science Texts: Go to the link, click "for students." Enter username: ies4ms password: Gobraves
Click into My Books and you can access Life Science, Earth Science and Physical Science texts. You can also access corresponding activity books and additional magazines.
Foss: K - 8 science topics providing ebooks, videos, online activities, and other resources. The following is login information for grades 1 - 5.
Use the same format for the other grades up to grade 5. (For example: Username: Grade2Milton; Password: Grade2Milton; etc.) Here is a list of the topics available for each grade:
Grade 1: Air and Weather; Plants and Animals; Sound and Light
Grade 2: Insects and Plants; Pebbles, Sand, and Silt; Solids and Liquids
Grade 3: Motion and Matter; Structure of Life; Water and Climate
Grade 4: Energy and Electromagnetism; Environments; Soils, Rocks, and Landforms
Grade 5: Earth and Sun; Living Systems; Mixtures and Solutions
BookFlix: Scholastic site that pairs classic storybooks (animated) with related nonfiction eBooks. Has interactive games and puzzles. For preschool to grade 3.
- username: mcmgrolier
- password: mcmurray
Pebble Go: Contains five main modules -- animals, science, biographies, social studies, and dinosaurs. For grades K - 3.
- username: hebisd
- password: hebisd
Rosen Learning Center: Lots of ebooks here with multiple titles in the following categories: American History; Ancient Civilizations (Egypt, Greece, Rome); Coding and Computer Science; Earth Science; Ecology and Life Science; History of New York; Social and Emotional Learning (eg. Believing in Yourself; Hard Word and Determination; etc.).
Login with username: questarsls password: questarsls
Mackinvia: Large repository of elementary ebooks in multiple categories. Login with username: palencia password: pirates
For a teen collection of e-books at Mackinvia, login with username: ncsucedmetrc password: wolfpack
National Geographic Kids: Books, magazines, and videos, primarily for ages 6 - 14. Sign in with elem
Scholastic True Flix: Ebooks and videos covering history, geography, and science topics. USERNAME: dowellelem PASSWORD: flix
Sites With No Login Required:
National Geographic Explorer Magazine: Six levels are available: Scout (Grade K), Voyager (Grade 1), Pioneer (Grade 2), Trailblazer (Grade 3), Pathfinder (Grade 4), Adventurer (Grades 5 & 6). After you click into an issue, scroll down the page for a link to a Teachers Guide for that issue.
Scholastic Learn at Home: Non-fiction articles and videos for grade Pre-K to grade 5.
National Geographic Resource Library: Large repository of K-12 articles, videos, activities, lesson plans, and more for grades K - 12.
Read With Me eBooks: Online e-books for early literacy. Suggested reading activities.
Children's Books Forever: Here, you can download the Tyrone the dinosaur series by Hans Wilhelm, and several other books.
Aesop's Fables Interactive Book: Over 140 classic fables with original illustrations updated with animation.
Grimm Fairy Tales: Video stories, games and activities.
Free Evan-Moor Resources
Short video tutorials on topics like parts of speech, kinds of sentences, punctuation, subject-verb agreement, and contractions. For grades 1 - 6.