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Children’s and Young Adult Literature

A guide to locating information and research resources about literature for children and youth.

Kids E-Books

ABRACADABRA (A Balanced Reading Approach for Children Always Designed to Achieve Best Results for All) is an online, highly interactive, evidence-based literacy tool designed for students, teachers, educators, and parents. 

Accessible Books
A collection of teacher and student-made accessible books and extension activities.

Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature
Digitized versions of children's books published in Great Britain and the United States from the early 1700s through the current year (scanned images).

Children's Books Online

Largest collection of illustrated historical books on the internet.

Children's Digital Library
A digital library of children's books from around the world.

Classic Books: (Library of Congress)
Classic books online.

Global-ASP Translator--Global African Storybook Project
Easy-to-use and accessible translation system to help automate the process of translating African Storybook Project stories into other languages for Global-ASP.

International Children's Digital Library (ICDL)
Collection of outstanding historical and contemporary book from around the world.

Audiobooks for young adult readers.

Project Gutenberg
Large collection of free e-books for all ages. 

Story Nory Audio Stories for Kids

Free audio stories for kids.

Storybooks Canada
Designed specifically for educators and makes 40 stories from the African Storybook available in English and French, as well as the major immigrant and refugee languages of Canada .

Unite For Literacy
Free digital access to picture books, narrated in many languages.