Interactive Folio Romeo and Juliet- The text with definitions, explanations, images and video embedded links.
Ebooks and Etexts Archive- collection of text and links to sites that have text.
AnyBook Reader- record pages of books in your own voice on stickers to be activated with the Reader. Looks great for younger students.
Progressive Phonics- Free phonics instruction with printables and on-line activities
EPub Bud- a site that lets you create books to publish for use on an ipad.
Visual Dictionary- Wonderful collection of graphics along with word definitions.
MeeGenius- Online stories that can be personalized. Also has iphone, ipad apps.
StoryKit- App for Iphone, Ipad, and Itouch. Designed for creating Digital Stories.
Digital Story Telling 4 Everybody
MERLOT Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and On-line Teaching
FriedBeef's Tech list of 7 places to Download Free E-Textbooks
Librovox Audio Books- recording of books in the public domain-all audio. updated often.
Epub Books- thanks to iLearn technology, this is a collection of free books for e-book readers
Weekly Reader Ablenet Edition- this is not free, but looks really interesting!
SET Special Education Technology British Columbia- nice collection of books in various different formats
Browser Books- books that can be accessed through the web browser
Children's Storybooks On-Line- Illustrated books for various ages, some with audio support. Lovely.
Tar Heel Reader- Wonderful resource for creating adapted books or if you are looking for something already made.
CAST UDL editions- good examples of how to adapt text AND don't forget about UDL Book Builder for making your own.
Tumble Book Library- amazing collection of on line children's books.
StoryLine On-Line- Online stories read by actors. Very enjoyable.
NYC Department of Education Adapted Books-This site has books in a variety of formats including Boardmaker (must have program to run) on a wide range of topics that would be appropriate for learners from K-12.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh My StoryMaker-Fun way for students to create own books. They can move the characters and assign them actions, the program writes the story. This cannot be done independently with non-readers but would be very fun as a collaborative project or as a SmartBoard/SmartTable activitiy.
Story Maker Myths and Legends- You can read one of the already made stories or make your own. Audio Support available for most stories.
Very Emergent Readers Bookshop- this site is exactly what is says, a place to download printable materials for emergent and not so emergent readers.
StoryBird- a great place for you to create on-line stories or read stories that others have written. Graphic choices are fabulous.
On-Line Bookshelf- a collection of adapted book sites.
The Art of Storytelling The Delaware Art Museum- this site uses are as inspiration for people to write. I particularly like the Picture a Story section where students can follow a template to create a story and record it when they are finished.
MSNucleaus Storybooks- free storybooks that teach science, very appropriate for students with more intense cognitive disabiliites.
Beowolf for Beginners- Beowolf told in a way that is much easier to understand
The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling University of Houston- a resource that gives examples of and takes you through the process of using Web2.0 applications to create digital stories.
Tikatok- site where kids can create their own books
StoryJumper- site that gives different tools and support as you write your own stories
Wired For Books- Fabulous group of text and audio books
Leading to Reading- from reading is fundamental, activities focused on birth to preschool age students.