• Additional Reading Resources

    In addition to the MVUSD e-book Library Powered by SORA here are some additional resources parents may want to use to access e-books.

    Local Public Libraries

    Murrieta Public Library- Our local library has additional resources for students.  Apply online for your Murrieta Public Library card.

    Riverside County Library System- Nearby public libraries.  You can use your Murrieta Public Library card at any of the Riverside County branches or to access their online resources.

    San Bernardino Public Library- Riverside county residents are eligible to apply for a San Bernardino County Library card online.  You can access their e-book collection and online resources.

     

    Online Story Resources

    Storyline Online- A collection of favorite children's books read aloud by members of the Screen Actor's Guild

    Storytime from Space -Videos of astronauts on the space station reading stories and conducting science experiments for the children of Earth.

    Junior Library Guild- Free access to Junior Library Guild's eBooks.-- no username or password required. Unlimited access and unlimited number of users.  Titles may change periodically.  To see age appropriate titles choose from the following when on their website:

    • Elementary Stream
    • Middle School Stream
    • High School Stream

    Audible- Selected audio stories offered by Audible. No username or password required

    ABDO Digital- (through 5/31/20) Username: spring  Password: 2020

    Vooks- An online library of streaming video books.  Parents may sign up for 1 month free access.

    EPIC Books- An online digital library.  Parents may sign up for 1 month free access.

    Lightbox and AV2 from Follett- Free access to non-fiction ebooks in English (Lightbox) and in 8 different languages (AV2)

    • Location: All   School Name: Follett eLearning mchenry, IL
    • Username: guest   Password: follett

    TumbleBooks (through August 2020)

    Crabtree Publishing Collections- high quality non-fiction books for K-8th grade

    • Username:read
    • Password: free

    Save with Stories- Actors in partnership with Save the Children and sponsored by Scholastic are reading favorite children's books.  You can view these stories on Instagram #savewithstories

     

    Many authors are doing live readings or activities on social media.  Have your mom and dad help you check out some of the following authors on FaceBook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter.  Here's a partial list of some authors and illustrators

    Dav Pilkey- (Captain Underpants, DogMan, Ricky Ricotta)- check him out on Scholastic

    Mo Willems (Pigeon, Elephant and Piggy, Knuffle Bunny)- check him out on The Kennedy Center's website

    Kwame Alexander- Reading the CrossOver on Instagram

    Jarrett Krosoczka (Lunch Lady series, Hey Kiddo, StarWars Jedi Academy)- drawing lessons on YouTube

    Dan Gutman (My Weird School, Baseball Card Adventures, The Genius Files) live readings on Facebook

    Pete the Cat- storytime on Instagram

    Grace Lin (Mulan Before the Sword)- will read from her books on YouTube

    Laurie Halse Anderson- is reading from her books on YouTube