Now that schools and libraries are closed, how can you find something to read? Here are some places to look.
Sora - You can find the Sora app on your Launchpad. You can check out audio or ebooks and read them on any mobile device or on your computer. If you've never used Sora before, here's how to get started.
Junior Library Guild - You can find a variety of texts here, and it's a good source if you like non-fiction.
Brevard Public Libraries - If you have a library card, the public library also have e-books and audio books you can check out. It is very similar to Sora, but you have access to more titles.
Audible - Audible, a leading audiobook company, is offering free audiobooks for kids and teens.
New York Times Lesson of the Day - If you prefer to read non-fiction, the New York Times posts an article almost everyday along with other resources to help you understand it.
Laurie Halse Anderson reads her book Fever 1793 - The author is reading her book in installments and discussing how she got her ideas among other things. Link is to the first video.
Storyman Virtual Reading Collection - Neal Shusterman, author of Dry and Sythe, reads from his short story collection. Link is to his first video in the series.
Lauren Tarshis Reads I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic - The I Survived books are incredibly popular. Here the author reads from one of her books. Link is to the first video in the series.
Quarenteen - Author Rex Ogle is writing his next novel in real time. Tune in each Tuesday at 2:00 to hear the next installment.
KA Holt reading House Arrest - This is the author who visited our school early this year. House Arrest is the book that tells about Levi's brother.
Free Online Subscription to Time for Kids - View a digital copy of the newsmagazine. Choose 5-6 when you order, but don't worry that it is "below your level." The articles are interesting and you'll be suprised at how much you can learn!
RJ Palacio reading Wonder - The author reads from Wonder every weekday at noon on Twitter.