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Introducing TumbleBooks and TumbleReadables, an online collection of eBooks for kids!
TumbleBooks are for K-6th grade and TumbleReadables are for 4th grade – High School.
The TumbleBook Library is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, and Tumble Puzzles & Games.
TumbleReadables is a collection of online read-along titles in categories such as Early Readers, Chapter Books, Teen Fiction, Classics, and Drama/Poetry.
The Read-Alongs are great for emergent, struggling, and reluctant readers. With a fun, stylish interface, Read-Alongs will also appeal to accomplished readers who are excited to follow along to the narration of their favorite books. Use the Accelerated Reader information on the site to find your next book!