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eBooks and Audiobooks

3 main ways to get free eBooks and Audiobooks:

1.     OneClickDigital – eBooks and audiobooks available through Seattle Public Schools; free app for iOS and Android; register on a school computer first with an email

 OverDrive  eBooks and Audiobooks available through the Seattle Public Library ;
free app for iOS and Android; need library card number and pin

2.       Follett Shelf Ingraham eBooks  - eBooks purchased for Ingraham, so not as many options, but all you need is your Ingraham username and password; free app for iOS and Android called Follett Brytewave K-12

 

OneClickDigital Instructions

1.       The first time you use OneClickDigital, you must register on a school computer. After you register, you only need to use your username and password that you created on whatever device you have (smartphone, home computer, public library computer, etc.).

2.       Go to the website: http://seattlepswa.oneclickdigital.com/

       Click the Register link in the upper right corner:

4.       Fill out the form – choose a username and password, put in your first name/last name/email address, and zip code (you can useIngraham’s: 98133).

5.       Click Register and it will bring you to a welcome page. You can listen to audiobooks or read eBooks in a few different ways: the desktop app or the mobile app.

6.       To set-up OneClickDigital on your phone, you need to go through a few steps after you download the app. Select the country (USA), the state (Washington), start searching for Seattle Public Schools, and then type in the username and password you registered with in the registration screen. (Choose “Remember Me” if using your own device).

7.       You should be able to search for books both on the website if you’re on a computer or on your smartphone. Click on a title and if it’s available, you can checkout and download now. If it’s *not* available, you can put a hold and it will email you when available.

8.       Use the advanced search feature to find books that are available right now in a genre you’re interested in.

 

Seattle Public Library OverDrive  Instructions

1.       If using a computer: Go to www.spl.org and click on eBooks & Download. Click on OverDrive on right-hand side. Sign-in on the upper right-hand corner with your library card number and pin.

2.       If using a smartphone: Download the OverDrive app on your phone, add a library, search for Seattle Public Library

3.       Use advanced search to find titles available now. A book symbol in the upper right corner of the cover means it’s an eBook and a headphones icon in the upper right corner of the cover means it’s an audiobook. If the icon is grey, the book is not available yet.

4.       If you check out a book from the computer, to see it on your smartphone, you need to click on the icon on the left with 3 lines, click add a title, click sign-in on the upper right-hand corner, click on the person icon, and then go to the title and click “add to app.”

5.       If you have a Kindle or a Nook (not just a smartphone with the app), you’ll download the book as a Kindle or Adobe PDF book. There are instructions to follow on the library page.


FollettShelfIngraham eBooks

1.       If on a computer: Go to http://wbb23904.follettshelf.com

2.       If on a smartphone: Download the app Follett Brytewave K-12 Edition and connect to the URL from step 1

3.       Sign in using yourIngraham Username and Password

4.       Click on See All

5.       Click on Checkout to check out the book

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Award-Winning Audiobooks from the past few years

Odyssey Award (for children and young adults)

·         The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, narrated by Jayne Entwistle, and produced by Listening Library

·         Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan, narrated by Mark Bramhall and produced by Scholastic Audio

·         Better Nate Than Ever and the sequel Five, Six, Seven, Nate by Tim Federle, narrated by the author and produced by Simon & Schuster Audio

·         The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place by Julie Berry, narrated by Jayne Entwistle and produced by Listening Library

·         A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd, narrated by Cassandra Morris and produced by Scholastic Audiobooks

·         Scowler by Daniel Kraus, narrated by Kirby Heyborne and produced by Listening Library

·         Matilda by Roald Dahl, narrated by Kate Winslet and produced by Penguin Audio

·         Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell, narrated by Rebecca Lowman and produced by Listening Library

·         The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, narrated by Kate Rudd and produced by Brilliance Audio

·         Monstrous Beauty by Elizabeth Fama, narrated by Katherine Kellgren, and produced by Macmillan Audio

·         Ghost Night by Cornelia Funke, narrated by Elliot Hill and produced by Listening Library

·         Ghetto Cowboy by G. Neri, narrated by J.D. Jackson, and produced by Brilliance Audio

·         Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt, narrated by Lincoln Hoppe and produced by Listening Library

·         Rotters by Daniel Kraus, narrated by Kirby Heyborne and produced by Listening Library

·         The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater, narrated by Steve West and Fiona Hardingham and produced by Scholastic Audio Books

·         Young Fredle by Cynthia Voigt, narrated by Wendy Carter and produced by Listening Library

·         Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly, narrated by Emily Janice Card and produced by Listening Library

·         will grayson, will grayson by John Green and David Levithan, narrated by MacLeod and produced by Brilliance Audio

·         The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness, narrated by Nick Podehl and produced by Brilliance Audio

·         The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex, narrated by Bahni Turpin and produced by Listening Library

·         Alchemy and Meggy Swannby Karen Cushman, narrated by Katherine Kellgren and produced by Listening Library

·         Peace, Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson, narrated by Dion Graham, and produced by Brilliance Audio

·         We Are the Ship by Kadir Nelson, narrated by Dion Graham and produced by Brilliance Audio

·         Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis, narrated by Mirron Willis and produced by Listening Library

·         Curse of the Blue Tattoo by L. A. Meyer, narrated by Katherine Kellgren and produced by Listen & Live Audio

·         The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, narrated by Sherman Alexie and produced by Recorded Books

·         Nation by Terry Pratchett, narrated by Stephen Briggs and produced by HarperAudio

Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults

·         What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe, read by Wil Wheaton. Blackstone Audio, 2014. Fiction

·         The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich, read by Charlotte Parry and Christian Coulson. Hachette Audio, 2015.

·         Gabi, A Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero, read by Kyla Garcia.  Listening Library, 2015.

·         Half Wild by Sally Green, read by Carl Prekopp.  Listening Library, 2015.

·         Illuminae: The Illuminae Files_01 by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, read by Olivia Taylor Dudley, Lincoln Hoppe, Jonathan McClain. Listening Library, 2015.

·         Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray, read by January LaVoy. Listening Library, 2015.

·         Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (book 1), Hollow City (book 2), Library of Souls (book 3)by Ransom Riggs, read by Kirby Heyborne. Blackstone Audio, 2015.

·         Trollhunters by Guillermo del Toro and Daniel Kraus, read by Kirby Heyborne. Recorded Books, 2015.

·         Etiquette and Espionage (book 1), Curtsies and Conspiracies (book 2), Waistcoats & Weaponry (book 3) by Gail Carriger, read by Moira Quick. Hachette Audio, 2015.

·         ACID by Emma Pass, read by Fiona Hardingham with Nicholas Guy Smith and Suzan Crowley. Listening Library, 2014.

·         Define Normal by Julie Anne Peters, read by Christine Lakin.  Hachette, 2014. 

·         Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders by Geoff Herbach, read by Nick Podehl. Brilliance Audio, 2014.

·         Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future by A.S. King, read by Christine Lakin. Hachette Audio, 2014.

·         Half Bad by Sally Green, read by Carl Prekopp.  Recorded Books, 2014.

·         Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira, read by Julia Whelan. Brilliance Audio, 2014.

·         Skink--No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen, read by Kirby Heyborne. Listening Library, 2014.

·         William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Collection, by Ian Doescher, read by Danny Davis, Jonathan Davis, Ian Doescher, Jeff Gurner, January LaVoy, and Marc Thompson. Random House Audio, 2014.

Audie Awards

·         Amok by Sebastian Fitzek, narrated by a full cast and published by Audible Studios

·         The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman, narrated by various people and published by HarperAudio

·         The Starling Project by Jeffrey Deaver, narrated by Alfred Molina with a full cast and produced by Audible Studios

·         Citizens Creek by Lalita Tademy, narrated by Bahni Turpin and J.D. Jackson and published by Brilliance Audio

·         A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson, narrated by Alex Jennings and published by Hachette Audio

·         Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal, narrated by Amy Ryan and Michael Stuhlbarg, and published by Books on Tape/Penguin Random House Audio

·         The Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig, narrated by David Aaron Baker and published by Recorded Books

·         The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah, narrated by Polly Stone and published by Macmillan Audio

·         The Sellout by Paul Beatty, narrated by Prentice Onayemi and published by Audible Studios

·         Almost Interesting by David Spade, narrated by David Spade, and published by HarperAudio

·         Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson, narrated by Jenny Lawson and published by Macmillan Audio

·         Texts from Jane Eyre by Mallory Ortberg, narrated by Amy Landon and Zach Villa and published by Tantor Media

·         Why Not Me? By Mindy Kaling, narrated by Mindy Kaling and published by Books on Tape/Penguin Random House Audio

·         How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon, narrated by various people, and published by Listening Library

·         Just Kids from the Bronx by Arlene Alda, narrated by various people and published by Macmillan Audio

·         With Lee in Virginia by G.A. Henty, narrated by various people, and published by Heirloom Audio Productions

·         All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven, narrated by Kirby Heyborne and others, published by Listening Library

·         Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation) by Laura Hillenbrand, narrated by Edward Hermann, and published by Listening Library

·         The Winter Horses by Philip Kerr, narrated by James Langton and published by Tantor Media

·         X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon, narrated by Dion Graham and Ilyasah Shabazz, and published by Brilliance Audio