Rachela Naccarato TumbleBooks 1853A Avenue Road, Suite 4 Toronto, ON M5M 3Z4 Phone: 416-781-4010 Fax: 416-781-2764 Toll free: 1-800-232-1844 email@example.com
(K-3) is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of licensed titles from children's book publishers such as Simon & Schuster, Chronicle Books, Candlewick Press, Charlesbridge Press, Walker & Company Annick Press, Orca Books, Lerner Books , and HarperCollins Publishers, amongst others. The TumbleBookLibrary provides enrichment to students who are reading independently with a variety of high interest material. It also provides support to students who require skill building with a variety of exercises that can be matched with other areas of the curriculum. In general, TumbleBooks are a great addition to a reading program that can be worked on independently by each student or by the whole class. It has been exceptionally well received by ESL and Special Education teachers. The TumbleBookLibrary collection is accessed online from every computer in your school or library with Internet connection, or from home through a direct link on your school or library website. A subscription to TumbleBookLibrary allows your school or library UNLIMITED remote access to the entire collection from school, library, and home. It is a perfect reading resource for today’s digital learner. For teachers, this library includes a Common Core Curriculum portal. List price is $599 annually.
2016 RILINK subscribers: The following Barrington elementary schools: Nayatt, Primrose, Sowams
(K-6) includes over 1,000 Ipad/tablet/mobile-compatible animated, talking, picture books plus read-alongs, ebooks, graphic novels, videos, and non-fiction. Students can take reading comprehension quizzes, and play educational games. Teachers will like the new innovative math stories category and the Common Core Curriculum Portal. This is TumbleBookLibrary-Deluxe + TumbleBookCloud Jr + TumbleMath all in one collection! List price is $799 annually.
2016 RILINK subscribers: Pell (Newport); Guiteras, Rockwell, Colt Andrews and Hugh Cole elementary schools in Bristol/Warren; and the following Cranston elementary schools: Arlington, Chester Barrows, Dutemple, Eden Park, Edgewood Highland, Rhodes, Garden City, George J. Peters, Gladstone, Glen Hills, Hope Highlands, Oak Lawn, Orchard Farms, Stadium, Stone Hill, Waterman, Woodridge
is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books, designed specifically for kids in grades three to six. Subscriptions include unlimited access, from any device with an internet connection. Educational videos from National Geographic, combined with lesson plans and online quizzes, add to your Common Core Curriculum topics. TumbleBookCloud Junior was created specifically for schools and libraries looking for all the Children's Classics and Read-Along titles on TumbleBookCloud, but without the teen fiction and high school classics. This new database is an option for adventurous young readers who wish to go beyond the picture book collection in TumbleBookLibrary. List price is $499 annually.
2016 RILINK subscribers: none
AudioBook Cloud is an online audio book library collection with over 1000 titles for high schools. No downloads, no software needed – simply click and listen! For more information visit http://audiobookcloud.com/Default.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f. List price is $999 annually.
2016 RILINK subscribers: none
Bristol Warren students and families have read more than 28,000 ebooks through TumbleBooks from September – December 2012. Imagine that! More than 28,000 reading experiences that our students would not have had without TumbleBooks.
TumbleBook Cloud is also off to a good start and access is growing as students, teachers and families become more familiar with this complementary resource, which includes several of the books that are on the district read-aloud calendar. Bristol Warren students and families have had access to more than 500 TumbleBook Cloud ebooks!
It's a great example of effective collaboration between the BW librarians and the Technology Department. The BW librarians analyzed and researched TumbleBooks and Paul Morris and the Technology Department supported the resource.
Anecdotally, eBooks offer additional benefits:
Nicole Galipeau, B.A., M.L.I.S.
Guiteras Elementary School
Tumblebook case study - EdSurge (July 7, 2016)