Summer Reading

Resources from ISB

Grab some books for the Summer

The ISB Libraries are jam-packed with awesome titles for your summer.

Click on the buttons to the right where you can browse our catalogue and complete the form. We will then prepare the books for you to take out over the summer.

Please note: some titles may not be available, as requests are taken on a first-come first-served basis.

Go digital with Sora

Use Sora to check out books from the ISB digital library, in your browser or using your mobile device.

Our collection features some great content across all ages, including fiction, audiobooks, picture books as well as read-alongs for our younger readers.

Reading resources from around the web

Description from their site:

Epic! was born out of a single question: How do we make books more accessible to kids? As parents, it always seemed strange to us that our kids could so easily play games and watch videos on their iPhones and iPads, but the same couldn’t be said for books. So in 2013, we decided to build the first “epic” reading experience, designed just for kids. Today, Epic! has grown into an award-winning subscription service, which gives millions of families and classrooms instant, unlimited access to thousands of books, videos and quizzes from leading publishers to help kids everywhere read, learn and grow.

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Book Depository has put together a series of great reading sessions to help keep you entertained at home. We have an exciting list of authors reading especially for you until the 5th of May! Stay tuned for the full programme via this page and social media channels.

We'd like to hear from you as well! So please join us with your own reading session tagging us at #readtogether

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The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.

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Watch a wonderful range of famous authors and stars reading children’s books and short stories for kids of all ages. Storytime Online makes storytelling possible at any time of the day—a brilliant way to keep children entertained and a fun way to help develop their language skills.

Description from his site:

Wes Tank raps Dr. Seuss' classic children's book "Fox in Sox" over Dr. Dre's legendary hip hop beats for "What's the Difference" and "Let Me Ride". All words and illustrations belong to Dr. Seuss. All instrumentals belong to Dr. Dre. This song/video was created for educational purposes.

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In partnership with Save the Children and No Kid Hungry, we’re offering stories on Instagram and Facebook to provide fun and education to kids and parents stuck at home during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Everyone’s favorite Book Lady is bringing children and families everywhere just what they need during a time of unrest. Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books.

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Every day at 11am, you can listen one of David Walliams’ World’s Worst Children stories, so sit down, take a break, and enjoy 20ish minutes of pure fun!

If you have any questions or would like help with anything, please get in touch!