Edgewood Digital Library Resources

Wonderful ways to access free, digital ebooks and audiobooks

EISD Follettshelf

Use Classlink and click on Follett Destiny.


Over 8400 ebooks and audio books are available in our EISD Follettshelf for all levels K-12 including graphic novels.

Sora Overdrive

Use Classlink and click on Sora Overdrive.


About 13,000 items available in collaboration with San Antonio Public Library.


Click on "My school is Edgewood ISD". Then "Sign in using Edgewood ISD".

In the right corner under your Profile, select, "Add a public library" and enter "San Antonio Public Library" then select "This is my library".

When you find an item you want to check out, click on "Borrow". Click on "Sign in to continue", then select Edgewood ISD and click on "Sign in using Edgewood ISD".

Congratulations! You are ready to read!

Tumblebooks

Use Classlink and click on Tumblebooks.

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBook Library takes existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book. You can read it, or have it read to you and they are available in English and Spanish!

EBSCO ebooks

Use Classlink and click on EBSCO.


Next you will be asked to SELECT SOURCE. Click on "All Texquest eBook Collections" and then search.

Audible

Kids everywhere can instantly stream a collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.

All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.

No login is required. To explore the collection, select a title and start listening!

https://stories.audible.com/discovery

Lightbox from Follett

Lightbox™ offers over 1000 PreK-12 titles in science, social studies, language arts, math and more. Lightbox also provides unlimited simultaneous access to lesson plans, videos, activities, assessments and much more. AV2 World Languages features high-interest titles in 10 different languages with full audio support.

Click on the link below:

https://search.follettsoftware.com/metasearch/ui/68994


Sign in with username: guest, password: follett

Abdo Publishing - Free until June

Tons of free fiction and non-fiction ebooks for all grade levels.

No login needed, just click on the link:

https://abdodigital.com/?tk=840BC558E6676AB1F4C9FA29D8EC6D69

Abdo Elementary - in English and Spanish

Elementary ebooks in English and Spanish. Use "Spanish" as a search term to find books in Spanish.

No login necessary, just click on link below:


https://abdodigital.com/?tk=414F33301B8E136DEE3F0A93BF1795E1

Capstone Interactive - Trial

3800 interactive books in English and Spanish.

Sign in with username: continue, password: reading


https://www.mycapstonelibrary.com/menu/#/bookshelf

RECOMMENDED READING

Now that you have all these resources for free books, what should you read?

Below are links to the best of the best - lists for various age groups compiled by Texas Librarians!

Texas 2x2

Recommended books for children age two to grade two.

Little Maverick

Graphic novels for children grades K – 5.

Texas Bluebonnett award

A unique program that encourages reading for pleasure for students in grades 3 – 6.

Lone Star

A reading list for grades 6, 7 and 8.

Tejas Star

Bilingual reading list for ages 5 – 12.

Maverick

Graphic novels for grades 6 – 12.

Lone Star

A reading list for grades 6, 7 and 8.

Tayshas

Fiction and nonfiction for grades 9 – 12.

Texas Topaz

Nonfiction gems for all ages.