Virtual Learning--What to Read?

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  1. readingrules12

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    As we start the year out virtually, what is there that students can read? Yes, it is possible the school will save us with a paid subscription, but not so sure of that with money tight. Any ideas besides the obvious of the online local public library?
     
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    Does your school/district have access to e-books?
     
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    If you are referring to ebooks.com or the e-books app those books cost money. If you are asking can they read e-books, then the answer is yes. My question is where can I get ebooks for free that I can use with the students.
     
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    My district has purchased a large number of electronic resources and have had them available on our digital platform for a couple of years now. Lots of books for K-12. Just thought maybe that might be something your district had.
    I know Amazon does have a lot of free kindle books, especially the classics. But regular kids and YA books, too.
     
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    Project Gutenberg, Many books, lots of free sites and resources as far as ebooks.
     
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    The public library comes a few days each school year and registers students for library cards, so mostly only our freshmen won't have access to that yet. Then our school district pays for some e-books services, though I don't remember which ones off the top of my hear. Additionally, our school used some textbook funds to invest in online books. We have a phenomenal, up-to-date school library, and almost everything we have available in the library students can access online, except maybe the very newest books, and the manga sections.
     
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    If you're looking for some shorter pieces, Common Lit is pretty awesome AND it's free.
     
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