Benny Bills Elementary Library

Reading Resources

Click on the Pictures to access the resources :)

Read Alouds - Picture Books

Bedtime Stories with

Dolly Parton


Lots of great books!

Free! Picture books read by actors on StorylineOnline

Free Read Alouds on KidLit TV

Click on "videos" to view Peter Reynolds reading from his picture books

Ms Anderson recommends Julia Cook's YouTube channel :)

PBS Kids has lots of great read alouds inc. Michelle Obama :)

Listen to astronauts in space read picture books!!

Publisher Lee & Low Books has a growing library of author read alouds which include several titles read in Spanish.

Digital Libraries K-5th

Students may already have access to EPIC! If not, parents can get a 30 day free account.

Get the Libby App to check out books from the public library. If you don't have a library card, there is a Instant Digital Card option... FREE!!

Audiobooks that students can listen for FREE! Lots of books to choose from :)

Sign up for a free account. Lots of leveled readers!

Just for FUN!

Join Mo Willems (Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus author) in his studio for doodle lessons!!

Daily art lessons with Jarrett J. Krosoczka (author of graphic novels such as Lunch Lady & the Jedi Academy series)

Read parts of the books and lots of fun activities inc. drawing lessons by Dav Pilkey!

Podcasts for kids

Circle Round - Folk tales from around the world, told with the help of celebrity readers.

Stories Podcast” — A combination of classic children’s stories and original tales.

But Why?” — The public radio host Jane Lindholm helps answer kids’ most burning questions.

Earth Rangers” — A sound-rich dive into nature and animal science, guided by Ranger Emma.

Wow in the World” — Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas, radio and podcast stars, serve up science news with a heavy dose of silliness.

Bedtime Explorers” — Settle down for the night with stories of magical expeditions.

Noodle Loaf” — A clever interactive music podcast that features echo songs, musical challenges and a kids’ choir that anyone can join.

Listen to Julie Andrew's read stories :)