Links to Online Resources

Links for Libraries:

Our ISGR Library Catalog

ISGR MYP/LGRM Library Website

Public Library Catalog

Public Library Blog

Barnens bibliotek. Här hittar du mängder av lästips, författarintervjuer, pyssel och tävlingar.

Links for Learning:

Please email us for passwords to BrainPOP Junior, BrainPOP and PebbleGo. Thanks!

VisuWords: an online visual dictionary

PYP Playlist is an introduction for parents who are new to the Primary Years Programme. It contains a wide range of e-learning resources to help develop a deeper understanding of the programme, and become more active in supporting student learning.

Kids national geographic (explore the natural world)

Ted ed (fascinating video talks on EVERYTHING)

United Nations Publications YouTube Channel (with read alouds connected to the Sustainable Development Goals)

Cambridge dictionary for definitions and some language translations

Global Portalen. Här finns allt för dig som vill ha koll på globala frågor och engagera dig för en rättvis och hållbar värld.

Bibblan guidar är en samling med databaser och andra webbplatser som innehåller mycket fakta och information. Alla resurser i Bibblan guidar har valts ut och granskats av bibliotekarier på svenska folkbibliotek. Bibblan guidar innehåller ca 700 källor som kontinuerligt kontrolleras och uppdateras. Bibblan guidar drivs av Malmö stadsbibliotek

Google arts&culture virtual tours, games & museums… fantastic for exploring famous artworks

Links for Story Time at Home:

Here is a selection of story sites you can access from home for free! English language sites are listed first, swedish and multilingual after.

Storynory Stories in english to read and listen to.

Oxford Reading Tree phonics-based graded reading books (often used in British schools)available for free as ebooks. For primary aged children.

Storyline Online, streams and curates videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

Remember Reading Podcast: Remember Reading is a monthly podcast from HarperCollins where they talk about classic children’s books. In each episode, you can rediscover one classic book, uncovering the unique story behind the story.

Our Gothenburg’s public library has an amazing section of e-books you can read on your tablet (for free, library card required).

Read & Learn with Simon Kids Fun and educational videos from the Children’s Department of Simon & Schuster Publishing.

Unite for literacy offers fantastic non-fiction ebooks for grades F-2

Storyweaver offers short picture books and fact books in english and many Indian languages (see multilingual section below)

Explore the world of children’s literature with KidLit TV. Amazing and varied content.

Epic have a basic plan that means you have free access to one ebook a day. Good quality books and no outside links. You will need to make an account first.

Daily virtual story times and sing alongs by Tundra Books.

Read Together, Be Together: Tons of author read aloud videos, or story times by actors.

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has its own YouTube channel with story times.

Charlesbridge Publishers have posted a bunch of read aloud videos; books read by the authors.

Read The World; As part of a collaboration between UNICEF, the International Publishers Association, and the World Health Organization, popular children’s authors will read extracts of their books to millions of children and young people currently living in isolation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems (author/illustrator of the Pigeon books, and Knuffle Bunny).

Drawing, creative projects, read alouds, book previews, etc by Stimola Literary Studios. Stimola Live is a website of live stream events for kids, tweens, and teens by professional authors and illustrators represented by Stimola Literary Studio.

Kate Messner, author and educator, shares a TON of read alouds by herself and her author/illustrator friends. Hours of listening time.

Amazing author/illustrator Oliver Jeffers reads one of his own books a day for all home bound students.

Multilingual story sites:

audible.com (by Amazon) has now made hundreds of stories available for free, in six languages.

World stories has a collection of online traditional tales and short story books to read online in 31 languages.

The international children’s digital library also has ebooks in many languages to read.

Världens Bibliotek has children’s books in the following languages Albanska, Arabiska, Syrianska, Bosniska / Kroatiska / Serbiska, Kurdiska, Persiska / Dari, Polska, Somaliska, Thailändska, Tigrinska,Turkiska

Storyweaver offers short picture ebooks and fact ebooks in Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Telegu and English.

Speaking duck offers free ebooks in Chinese

Bläddra is an app with access to ebooks in some of Sweden’s national minority languages Romani chib och Samiska. Other languages are planned.