COVID-19 ONLINE STORY RESOURCES

Story Time

Many authors are using this time to record themselves reading their books and posting the videos online. Below are links to these videos or links to sites with collections of these videos. More are being added as we find them so check back often.

We are currently looking into offering our own story times in an online format, via either livestreaming or recordings. Please give us your patience as we navigate these new waters; we hope to have something up by Wednesday at the latest.

Indianapolis Public Library has a compiled list here with more than 100 titles

Storyline online has a compiled list right here with some great titles

Kate Messner is compiling videos right here featuring authors and illustrators sharing their work and resources

Susan Tan has a great video channel featuring writing prompts and read alouds

Kidlit TV has a great compilation here

Harper Kids Has their read alouds compiled here

Vooks Online are offering a free first year for teachers and have videos compiled here

Brightly Online has a compilation here

Storytime with Bill from Little Brown Books can be found here

Mrs. P’s storytime can be found here

Debbie Ridpath Ohi is posting videos of her books as well here

Unite For Literacy has many stories read aloud in multiple languages compiled here

A google doc of various children’s authors live streaming readings can be found here.

Jbrary has a list of videos as well as songs and activities, found here

Bob Shea does a “dramatic” reading of his book Who Wet My Pants?

Also check out this Romper post for lists of authors reading 

Another great post with author and publisher sponsored read-alouds gathered in one place from Growing Book by Book