Ebooks and Audiobooks:

Marion Hutchins Library Digital Collection

Tumble Book Library
Explore a digital collection hundreds of ebooks for children.

Audible Stories
Free audiobooks for young readers.

Unite for Literacy
Free ebook library featuring nonfiction for young readers.

Digital Storytimes:
Brightly Storytime
Storytime options from Brightly with read alouds of old and new favorites!

Storyline Online 
Favorite stories read by movie stars!

Read, Wonder, and Learn
Author Kate Messner curates a growing collection of resources that include everything from first-chapter and picture book read-alouds (all shared with permission!) to drawing and writing mini-lessons. Be sure to check back often, as new resources are consistently added!

But Why?
But Why is a show led by you, kids! You ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world.

Grimm, Grimmer, Grimmest
Grimm, Grimmer, Grimmest is a wildly enchanting fairy tale podcast featuring Adam Gidwitz, bestselling author of "A Tale Dark and Grimm." Weaving in and out of a classroom of witty grade-schoolers and a world full of curious creatures and mischievous foes, each episode features a Grimm fairy tale retold with a surprising flourish. Listen as kids anticipate plot twists and question the logic of these very Grimm tales!

Kids Ask Authors
A weekly 5-10 minute podcast where children’s book author/illustrator Grace Lin and a guest author answer one question from a child reader. 

Little Stories for Tiny People
Little Stories for Tiny People is a children's podcast featuring original audio stories that will delight the tiny people in your life. Perfect for bleary-eyed parents, innovative teachers, and at-wits'-end babysitters looking for an alternative and non-annoying way to engage the toddlers and young kids they love at bedtime or any time! Each story is lovingly written and performed with attention to the whimsical senses of humor children often possess.

Pants on Fire
Can you spot a liar, liar, pants on fire? In the era of fake news, kids must be able to tell what’s true from what’s false. And what better way than with a game show? Each week, a kid faces down two grown-ups, one an honest-to-goodness true expert, the other, well, a dirty, rotten liar! Featuring real kid contestants and a hilarious sound-effects-generating robot, Pants on Fire teaches kids to ask insightful questions, weigh the evidence in front of them, and trust their gut. 

Short and Curly
SHORT & CURLY is a fast-paced fun-filled ethics podcast for kids and their parents, with questions and ideas to really get you thinking. It asks curly questions about animals, technology, school, pop culture and the future.

What If World
Every two weeks, the creative host of this podcast takes questions from kids and spins them into an entertaining tale. 

Wow in the World
Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey into the wonders of the world around them. We'll go inside our brains, out into space and deep into the coolest new stories in science and technology.

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