Hoopla Read Along eBooks for Kids

You can borrow Read Along eBooks from the Library with your indyPL Library card.Hoopla Logo The vendor is Hoopla. To help you get started, listed below are several items you can borrow for kids. Click on a book jacket to borrow it with your library card.

A few things to keep in mind:

  • These work great on many devices, including the iPad.
  • You can checkout a total of 10 items each month from hoopla.  Your limit resets on the first of the month.
  • Book/movies are checked out for 72 hours. They are automatically returned, you don’t have to remember to do it. No fines, ever!
  • If you borrow a book and it is returned after 72 hours, it counts as one of your checkouts. It is NOT that you can have 10 items checked out at a time…it is that you can only checkout 10 total items each month.
  • You can stream or download your selection. Remember that if you choose to download to your device, PLEASE make sure that you are on WiFi. Downloads will incur data charges and book/movies are a larger format.

Directions for Using Hoopla (You need to know your Library card number and PIN. What’s My PIN?.)

Below is a list of all of the Hoopla books that have text as the story is read. There are also a lot of picture books in Hoopla that are read aloud without the text appearing on the screen. These are fun too!

Here is a list: Picture Books in Hoopla


Read Along Stories:

Doug Unplugged Page Sample

In Hoopla, Read Along Stories play like a movie. They look like the sample to the left from Doug Unplugged. The words to the story appear on the screen as it is being read. As each word is pronounced, it is highlighted in red. Read Along Stories are great reading practice!

The Baby TreeBailey at the MuseumBig Bad BubbleBilly Goat at the State FairThe Book That I LoveThe Boy Who Cried BigfootBuilding Our HouseChicken LittleChristmas TreasuresCinco de Mouse OClick Clack BooDoug UnpluggedDragons Love TacosEddaGo to Sleep GroundhogGoing PlacesGoldy Luck and the Three BearsHansel and GretalI Love My Hair I Love to SingI'm a Big GirlIs There a Monster In My ClosetIt's Only StanleyJack and the BeanstalkLawn to LawnMaking a FriendMilo's Hat TrickMogieMoondayMr WufflesThe MuseumNino Wrestles the WorldNothingOn a Beam of LightOne is a Feast for a MouseThe Paper Bag PrincessPuss in BootsRain Rain Go Away Winkin Blnken and Nod One Two Buckle My ShoeRifka Takes a BowThe Smallest Gift of ChristmasThe Sorcerer's ApprenticeStar BrightThe Story of Fish and SnailTerrificThere Was an Old WomanThose Darn SquirrelsThose Darn Squirrels and the Cat Next DoorThose Darn Squirrels Fly SouthThump Quack MooTwinkle Twinkle Little StarWashdayThe Ugly DucklingWheels on the BusWhere Oh Where Has My Little Dog GoneThe Whispering TownWizard of OzYesterday I Found an A and the Color CaperYou and MeZoe Gets ReadyZoe's JungleZoe's Room

Read Along Non-Fiction:

Anna and SolomonBehold the Beautiful Dung BeetleBen Franklin's Big SplashBenno and the NightBenny Goodman and Teddy WilsonBrave GirlThe Cart That Carried MartinA Dance Like StarlightDaredevilThe Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques CousteauGoldie Takes a StandHalloween IsLooking at LincolnThe Man with the ViolinMumbet's Declaration of IndependenceThe Rocket's Red GlareSeparate is Not EqualThomas JeffersonThe WatcherUnder the Freedom TreeViva Frida

Read Right Now! EASTER

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Every Child Ready to Read® @ your library® is a program of the Association for Library Service to Children and Public Library Association, divisions of the American Library Association.

Use IndyPL’s Read Right Now! pages to have fun at home doing the five things that build early reading skills: Reading, Playing, Writing, Singing & Talking. Find books to read, songs to listen to, games to play, crafts to make and more! Things you can do RIGHT NOW, at home – no waiting!


FREE Online eBooks about Easter:

Its Easter Little CritterTale of Peter Rabbit

Easter eBooks & eAudiobooks to Check out with your Library Card:

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Use your indyPL Library Card number and PIN to check out FREE Online eBooks & eAudiobooks. Click on a book jacket & enter your Library Card number and PIN to borrow. What’s My PIN?
Maxs Chocolate ChickenHappy Easter Curious GeorgeLlama Llama Easter EggMy First EasterPinkalicious EasterAll New Crafts for EasterMy First Story of EasterOllies Easter EggsPeppas Easter Egg HuntPete the Cats Big Easter AdventureThe Story of EasterThere Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick

More FREE Online Reading:


Printables, Crafts & More about Easter:

Easter B is for BasketEaster Six Easter EggsEaster BookEaster Counting Book

Favorite Books for Easter:

He Is RisenRechenkas EggsThe Golden Egg BookThe Country BunnyThe Easter BeagleBenjaminBigCarrotHungryMoonRabbit

Books Recommended by: Janet Spaulding, Selection Services

Read Across America Day March 2, 2016


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National Education Association: Read Across America Day
March 2, 2016
The National Education Association is building a nation of readers through its signature program, NEA’s Read Across America. Now in its 18th year, this year-round program focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources. Take the pledge – we’ll help you read ALL YEAR!


Start your reading pledge right now watching these three story videos featuring favorite Dr. Seuss books on Read Right Now! Dr. SeussYou can watch and read online stories all year: More free online reading and 100 Free Video Stories! Green Eggs and Ham Dr. Seuss on the Loose How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Listen Right Now! Alexa Canady

National African American Read-In
A Story Every Day: February 1-29, 2016

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Video Story of the Day:

Listen Right Now! Alexa Canady

Alexa Canady is a doctor who specializes in neurosurgery, that means she operates on the brain. She became a neurosurgeon on 1981. She is recognized as the first African-American woman to become a neurosurgeon. Read about more about African-American scientists & inventors.

 


Websites:

More FREE Online Reading:

More Info Guides about Black History:

Read Right Now! A Picture Book of Martin Luther King Jr.

National African American Read-In
A Story Every Day: February 1-29, 2016

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Picture Book Martin Luther King JrStory of the Day:

Watch A Picture Book of Martin Luther King Jr.

A biography of the Baptist minister and civil rights leader whose philosophy and practice of nonviolent civil disobedience helped American blacks win many battles for equal rights. Read by LeVar Burton – Reading Rainbow Story Time.


Websites:

More FREE Online Reading:

More Info Guides about Black History:

Listen Right Now! George Crum

National African American Read-In
A Story Every Day: February 1-29, 2016

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Video Story of the Day:

Listen Right Now! George Crum

George Crum was an African-American cook and restaurant owner who is often credited with inventing potato chips. Read about more about African-American scientists & inventors.

 


Websites:

More FREE Online Reading:

More Info Guides about Black History:

Read Right Now! Anansi’s Rescue from the River

National African American Read-In
A Story Every Day: February 1-29, 2016

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Anansis RescueStory of the Day:

Read Anansi’s Rescue from the River 

 

Storyteller Nana Yaa Asantewaa performs the story “Anansi’s Rescue from the River.” The Anansi tales are told by the Ashanti people of Ghana, West Africa, and have been passed down through the generations by oral tradition.


Websites:

More FREE Online Reading:

More Info Guides about Black History:

Listen Right Now! Barack Obama

National African American Read-In
A Story Every Day: February 1-29, 2016

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Video Story of the Day:

Listen Right Now! Barack Obama

Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States, the first African-American to hold the office.

 


Websites:

More FREE Online Reading:

More Info Guides about Black History: