Finding Fictional Text
Below are some great resources for finding Digital Fiction
Accessible Books Collection
A wonderful site that houses hundreds of high interest low reading level fiction in .html format. Subscription for a school is $49.95 for the year!
Light literature (such as Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, or Aesop's Fables), heavy literature (such as Moby Dick or Paradise Lost), and references (such as almanacs, encyclopedias, or dictionaries) in down-loadable formats .
Start to Finish Books
Start-to-Finish Library offers your struggling readers a wide selection of age-appropriate narrative chapter books written at two readability levels and delivered in three media formats. To search the MISD Collection click here and enter Start to Finish in the keyword space.
Start to Finish On-Line: About. Sample
Bending the Genre
UDL Editions by CAST
UDL Editions take advantage of the flexibility of digital media to reach and engage all learners. Leveled supports and the Texthelp Toolbar balance challenge and support for each learner, ages 10 and up. Select your book to get started!
Just for fun. Some new ways to look at literature
Interactive novels. You decide the ending and help write the sequel.
Auditory Literature Collections
LibriVox provides free audiobooks from the public domain in Mp3 format.
is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format. You can: Download the files to your Mp3 player, isten to the Mp3 files on your computer, view the text on a webpage and read along as you listen or print out the stories and poems to make your own book.
Storynory has published a free audio story every week since November 2005. All our stories are delightfully read by professional actors.
Self playing, preloaded, digital media players. Available at the MISD Beal Library.
Your Library: Overdrive
Most modern public libraries offer their members access to downloadable audio and ebooks. Check out this link from the Clinton Township Library. You only need your library card!