TumbleBooks is a collection of animated, talking picture books, with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles . You can also find Tumble Puzzles & Games that help develop reading and language skills.
And take a look at the latest TumbleReadables, an online collection of read-along titles for elementary, middle school, and high school students which features adjustable online text and complete audio narration. Sentences are highlighted as they are being read and the pages turn automatically. The collection features chapter books, early readers, graphic novels, YA/teen novels, high interest/low level books for both middle school and high school students, plus classics of American and English literature.
Summer Reading lists for Hamden Public Schools
High School Reading lists are on our Teen Page
Read the Books
This resource can be used by kids, parents, or teachers to discover new books, authors, series, or genres. It's a quick and easy way to find interesting books for children and young adults based on topic, grade level, or time period.
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Topics are divided into five main headings: Geography and Culture; History; Literature; People; Science and Health. Features include tips for conducting research and writing papers, a dictionary, and a Multimedia Gallery. In addition to original source material, there are also numerous biographies, essays, and plot summaries of important literary works.
Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features full-text, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.