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Create an eBook with Google Slides | Google Gooru

Create an eBook with Google Slides | Google Gooru | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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Quick instructions on how to make Google Slides into an eBook.

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Aesop's Fables Interactive Book | Read.gov - Library of Congress

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Ebook of Aesop's fables, adapted from the 1919 The Aesop for Children with Pictures by Milo Winter. Start page for the online version of the Ebook.
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Most of the stories have an animated illustration to go with it.

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170 Online Ebooks for Young Kids

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All my favorite ebooks! Some of the ebooks are from YouTube. I use Safeshare to remove the ads and suggested videos from YouTube. Read more about Safeshare.tv here. The newest e-book webmix: Ebook ...
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There is one on National Geographic Young Explorers I know students will enjoy.

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Project Gutenberg

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Project Gutenberg offers 36,000 free ebooks to download. You can put them on your Nook, Kindle, iPad, Sony Reader, Android, or others. They have many books that are audible also.

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8 Places for Thrifty Bookworms to Download Free E-Books

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Summertime is prime time for getting a good read in. Here's a list of eight places where you can download free e-books.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, July 21, 9:03 PM

Here is one list with eight places where you can find free e-books. Some are well known, but others may be new to you. The sites are:

* Google eBookstore

* Project Gutenberg

* Open Library

* Internet Archive

* Book Boon

* ManyBooks.net

* Free eBooks

* LibreVox

Each has a brief explanation and there is also an extra feature, a video that shares 5 Facts About Comic Books. Have fun exploring!

Recep's curator insight, August 21, 10:21 AM

I tried openlibrary.com to find setting limits for your strong-willed child and found it. try it, you wont regret.

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13 Great Resources for Finding Free Public Domain Books ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

13 Great Resources for Finding Free Public Domain Books ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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If you have special needs students that cannot read a regular paper book, be sure to go to Open Library. They have 200,000 books for those students, besides a million for everyone else.

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Litfy - Free Books

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This goes past just the books, for example some of Mark Twain's speeches are available here.

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Abílio Accioly Bello's comment, July 14, 2013 6:59 AM
Thanks for sharing this literature tool.
Ana Cristina Pratas's comment, July 14, 2013 7:38 AM
Glad you found it of interest Sally! So many people don't have access to libraries and bookshops; being able to access e-publications is vital.
Kaylin Burleson's curator insight, July 14, 2013 1:30 PM
Will share with our 9th grade 1:1 teachers.
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eReaders & eBooks in the Classroom

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by Cristin M. Dillard & Kimberly Dunn

 

Interesting blog on how to maximize use of e-readers and e-books in the classroom. Lots of resources and how-tos. -JL


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