Reading & eBooks


  • eBooks & audiobook sources (share, please!)

  • Whole-class & lit circles (unlimited copies)

  • Set up Epic for K-8 Independent Reading - Epic

  • Leveled Reading - RazKids, Headsprout, Newsela

  • Finding LOSD Online Textbooks

  • Video Read-Alouds - Record Your Storytime

  • Recommended Picture eBooks for Read-Alouds

  • Assistive Technology & Text-to-Speech

  • Reach for Reading

Better Online Read Alouds

Here is a video on the current best practices for read alouds in LO! See presentation below.

Better Online Read Alouds

eBooks & Audio for Independent Reading

Share this link:

Questions? Carrie Light,

Share this link:

Questions? Miranda Doyle,

Epic! ebooks & audiobooks - Account Sign Up

Share Epic Without Teacher Setup (K-8)

Epic Instructions for Teachers

Teacher's Guide to Epic eBook Setup (K-8)

Sending a direct link from Tumblebooks.webm

Share a Tumblebooks title with K-8

Unlimited-Use eBooks and Audiobooks from LO Public Library

Unlimited Use ebooks & audio - LO Public Library Card

Unlimited-User eBooks: Lit Circles/Book Clubs

Unlimited Elementary eBooks for Book Clubs Grade 3

Grade 3

Unlimited Elementary eBooks for Book Clubs Grades 4-6

Grade 4-6

Unlimited Middle School eBooks for Book Clubs/Lit Circles

Grade 6-8

Unlimited-User High School Novels for Book Groups/Lit Circles

Grade 9-12

Reading Programs: RazKids, Newsela, More

RazKids Leveled Reading (K-3) Free Accounts

Headsprout (K-1)

Free Accounts

IXL English/Language Arts Free Subscription

Newsela (Gr. 2-12)

Free Subscription

Online Textbook Access

Elementary Curriculum Access


Middle school login info - Waffle tutorial/links and passwords


High School- Waffle tutorial/links and passwords

High School

Record A Read-Aloud

Want to record a read-aloud for your students? Whether you have picture books at home or need to use an eBook, this is the resource for you. Watch the webinar and/or browse the slideshow below. Email Carrie Light or Miranda Doyle with questions!

Webinar - How to Record a Read Aloud

Best Practices for Recorded Read Alouds

Slideshow - Record a Read Aloud

Please note:

Since these webinars were recorded, Google Meet added a "Present in a Chrome tab" option - best choice for eBooks!

Suggested eBook Read-Alouds for Guest Readers

"What books should I read out loud?"

Here's a list of some favorite picture books (as ebooks) to read in your videos. Some are in Sora, others from the public library collection - instant library cards available! Contact Carrie or Miranda for assistance.

Assistive Technology Tools/Text-to-Speech

Assistive Technology Tools

LOSD Assistive Technology

Snap & Read and CoWriter

Assistive Technology Tools

Read-aloud and writing tools for all students. Need help? Cubby Beard,