Books Are Wings announces online resources

Books Are Wings announces online resources

PAWTUCKET – With schools and many community resources closed, Book Are Wings announces the following support for families.

• Books Are Wings has its own YouTube channel, BAW YouTube, with two special resources on its “playlist” section. “Readalouds for Families” has 27 virtual stories read by authors and actors. “Storytimes” has prerecorded story times from libraries all over the country, many with movement and crafts.

• National Geographic Kids has content for children from around the world including animal features, articles, games and videos, many of which include lesson plans or activities. Visit https://kids.nationalgeographic.com .

• Project Gutenberg has thousands of free downloads of ebooks, and they have digitized many classic novels as well as children’s books. Visit https://tinyurl.com/caeop3 .

• Time for Kids has articles divided by grade level, from kindergarten to grade 6. The articles center on current events, and also have pop culture content. Visit www.timeforkids.com .

• The Library of Congress has classic novels for free download, as well as author webcasts featuring diverse writers from Isabel Allende to Neil Gaiman. Visit http://www.read.gov/kids .

• ReadWorks offers tips for parents to support their children in distance and remote learning. Visit https://about.readworks.org/parents_remote.html .