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Glen Hills Elementary School Library: E BOOKS

E-Book Collections

Cranston Public Schools is happy to offer free e-books resources to our students.

E-Books at the Cranston Public LIbrary!

Click the icon below to see what e-books the Cranston Public Library has available for you! (You'll need your library card number to borrow/read books this way.)

You can also get audio books! Great for the family and reading on the go!


Glen Hills Elementary School now subscribes to TUMBLEBOOKS!  Click on the icon above for a wonderful on-line library.  Enjoy fiction, non-fiction and chapter books as well as videos!

Junior Library Guild

Junior Library Guild has made their entire digital ebook collection free at this time. Click the link above and then scroll down to the search box, or further to browse the books.


Take a look at a few more sites with ebooks.  Some will books will read to you, others are for you to read.



IPL2 Story Hour has 10 illustrated stories to enjoy.  Click on the icon, then select a story.


Enjoy Kid's Nursery Rhymes and Riddles.  Read some, sing-a-long with others.

World Book ebooks

World Book Online has a growing collection of nonfiction e-books that can be read on any device.

Click on the icon. No password required!

Storyline Online

Famous actors read some of your favorite stories.

Nook Online Storytime

Click the image above for Barnes and Noble's Storytime now on YouTube.

Oxford Owl

Click on the image above to access the Oxford Owl's free ebook library.

World Book Early World of Learning

World Book Online's Early World of Learning has a variety of interactive books for the youngest students. Click on the above icon and explore with beginning readers!

Big Timber Media ebooks

Fiction, Nonfiction, Early Literacy

Explore animals, careers, sports, geography, biographies and more.


World Almanac for Kids!

This is a fabulous resource that's available to us courtesy of distance learning.

This is so cool!

Click on the icon to get started.

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Username: rilinkrc

Password: digital

(Just cut and paste the password in!  Easiest way to avoid typos!)



Unite for Literacy

Great for all students, but especially our English Language Learners.

After selecting a book, click on the narration button in the upper left corner of the screen and choose the language in which you wish to hear the book. You can listen in your native language and English.

Free Audible!


Stories that blend math and literature.



Check MackinVIA for multi-user simultaneous eBooks.

Enter the following information:

School/Library Name: RILINK ES MackinVIA

Username: rilinkes

Password: rilinkes


Audio Book Cloud

Audio Book Cloud is another audio book company currently free of charge.


Students and Families can have access to high quality ebooks online for Free!

Click on the icon to get to the website.

Click on student (at the top)

Ms. Manion's class Login is: bgs8924

Then click on Guest Student.


ABDO Digital Books!

Abdo Digital Bookshelf online digital library

This is new, free and temporary due to our current distance learning situation.

Click the icon.  You will find books for all grade levels.

Follett Destiny

Click on the icon above and scroll down to the ebook banner to check out the ebooks available through the library catalog (RICAT).  You'll need your user name (CRAlunchnumber) and password (lunchnumber)