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Early Literacy

Parent and educator tested, kid approved: animated picture books, audiobooks, comics, eBooks, movies, and activities for early skill building for Pre-K through Kindergarten


Watch and listen to an animated picture book and read a related non-fiction book in nine categories. Some books are available in Spanish. Puzzles extend the fun.


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Thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, music, and movies are instantly available on mobile devices, laptops, or pc. Parent can sign in and turn on Kids Mode in preferences. App available.


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Miss Humblebee's Academy

Activities in art, music, math, science and social studies plus language and literacy provide a fun way for preschool to get ready for kindergarten and kindergarten age children to sharpen their skills. Activities are based on standards developed by national groups such as the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework.

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Overdrive: Kids & Teens

eBooks, eAudio, and read-along titles for pre-school children all the way to teens – fiction, biography, comics and graphic novels, humor, mystery and suspense, mythology and folklore, science fiction and fantasy. Search for books for beginning readers, medal and award winners, and various grade levels.


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Listen or read along at your own pace – story books, read alongs, graphic novels, videos, non fiction, puzzles and games for almost every book and more. Listen to stories in French, Spanish, and other world languages.


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