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
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 Bernadino Public Library- Riverside county residents are eligible to apply for a San Bernadino 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- Stelected 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 didital 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
Crabtree Publishing Collections- high quality non-fiction books for K-8th grade
- Password: free
Save with Stories- Actors in partenership 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 andillustrators
Dav Pilkey- (Captain Underpants, DogMan, Ricky Ricotta)- check him out on Scholastic
Mo Willems (Pigeon, Elephant and Piggy, Knuffle Bunnny)- check him out on The Kennedy Center's website
Kwame Alexander- readng the CrossOver on Instagram
Jarrett Krosoczka (Lunch Lady series, Hey Kiddo, StrWars Jedi Academy)- drawing lessons on YouTube
Dan Gutman (My Weird School, Baseball Card Adventures, The Genuis 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