Authors Reading Books, E-books, and Art Lessons

Many students are without access to books during this time of shut down, so authors and publishers are reading to students, offering art lessons, and other activities.  You can check the AR section of the Links page to see if a test is available for a book.
 
Author Read-Alouds (YouTube--55 different readings)
Famous People Reading Children's Books (website--approx 48 different readings)
Learn Out Loud (website--podcasts and audios)
A Story Before Bed (website--13 readings)
Storytime Online (website--11 readings)
Storytime From Space (website--18 readings)
TumbleBooks Library (website--read over 1,200 books, take a quiz)
 
Roda Ahmed (Mae Among the Stars--new book! Instagram Live)
Diane Alber (Facebook
Mac Barnett (Instagram Live)
James Dean (Instagram--Pete the Cat)
Dan Gutman (Facebook)
Oliver Jeffers (Instagram Live)
Melinda Long (website)
Kate Messner (website with multiple authors reading)
Debbie Ohi (reading and drawing on YouTube)
Jennifer Trafton (facebook)
David Walliams  (Twitter--will be reading 30 books)
 
A Bad Case of Stripes (written by David Shannon)
Big Bad Baby (written by Bruce Hale)
The House That Jane Built (written by Tanya Lee Stone)
Hula Hoopin' Queen (written by Thelma Godin)
The Mitten (written by Jan Brett)
Snappsy the Alligator (written by Julie Falatko)
Thunder Cake (written by Patricia Polacco)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar (written by Eric Carle)
 
Temporary Free Access to E-Books:
 
Big Timber Media (PK-12 ebooks)
Junior Library Guild (digital & audio books for PK-12)
PebbleGo  (from Capstone for K-3)
 
Daily Drawing Lessons
 
Tony Diterlizzi (Facebook)
Draw Me More (website with Helene Boudreau)
#DrawWithRob (website)
Grace Lin (drawing a Chinese dragon)
Wendy MacNaughton (Instagram)
Museum Coloring Pages (117 museums have thousands of pages to download)
New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (free online courses in art, fashion, photography)
Dav Pilkey (facebook)
Mo Willems(website with book readings and daily doodles)
 
Note:  More online books can be found in the Links section under the Online Books & Stories section