Fantastic Fiction – a great site for tracking down what an author has written as wells as finding out the number of books in series, as well as their order.
#Quaranteens – Reading and writing creative activities during the COVID-19
British Library – Discovering Children’s Books
Scottish Book Trust – Authors Live on Demand
Scottish Book Trust – Authors Live on Lockdown – schedule of live events.
Authorfy – Readers, writers, storytellers, teachers, librarians, pupils, parents. Video masterclasses, activities, classroom resources, author videos, creative activities
Project Gutenberg – free eBooks to download. These books are older books that are out of copyright (in the USA).
Audible Stories – access to free eAudiobooks for as long as schools are closed
Borrowbox – Via Orkney Library. Needs a membership. Also has eBooks.
Sync Audiobooks for Teens – free online summer reading programme. Download two thematically paired audiobooks a week. Yours to keep forever, as well!
ComiXology – free digital comics (requires a ComiXology or Amazon sign-in)
AR Bookfind – Search for books with quizzes
MyOn – access to digitally enhanced AR levelled books. Currently free during the ongoing school closures due to COVID-19