Our Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Stratford School's Distance Learning Program for students in Preschool through Grade 8 provides continued growth and educational development as well as support for our families during this unprecedented time.  For prospective parents, we are offering virtual tours.

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Recreational Reading Links and Spring Break Resources 

Keep the learning going during Spring Break! 

Reading and Books - Preschool through Elementary School

Epic! - Online books The leading digital library for kids offering unlimited access to 35000 of the best children's books of all time. Grades: PreK-6

 

Junior Library Guild Create a free account for instant access to elementary, middle school and high school books online and via audio All Grades

Stratford Librarians Reading Books on YouTube  The library team reading picture books for students. Grades: PreK-5

Follett Light Box  1000 PreK-12 titles in science, social studies, language arts, math and more. AV2 World Languages features high-interest titles in 10 different languages with full audio support. All Grades

Stratford's List of Recommended Books for Leisure Reading This list has been created by Stratford’s own librarians. Grades: PreK-8

Time for Kids Free digital library powered by Google. A fun format that kids love. All Grades

Storyline - Story books read by actors Streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Grades: PreK-6

Reading Bingo A great way to make recreational reading fun! Grades: PreK-6

Common Sense Media's List of Books for Children From picture books to graphic novels, fantasy to family fun, these must-read books have the power to hook both boys and girls. All Grades

Bay Area Public Library Card Info Apply for a library card online and receive instant access. All Grades

StoryNory Audiobooks and Podcasts for children.  Grades: PreK-6

Classic Kids StoryTime  Classic stories read aloud for children.  Grades: PreK-6

The Reading Bug  Every episode is a new adventure, so hop into the Reading Bug's magic book bag with us and explore new books, new concepts and new worlds.  Grades: PreK-6

Story Time from Space A wonderful YouTube channel showcasing astronauts in space reading their favorite books!  Grades: PreK-6

Abdo Digital Bookshelf  Online library with graphic novels, fiction, educational books and more. Free login: Username: Spring Password: 2020 Grades: PreK-8

Capstone Library Amazing online educational and recreational library! Sort by lexile range or grade. For free login: Username:continue password: reading Grades: PreK-8

 

Podcast Stories and Audio Books- Elementary School

Audible Kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All Grades

Common Sense Media's List of Best Podcasts for Children Entertaining, informative, and kid-friendly podcasts for bedtime, road trips, and more. Best part? They're screen-free. All Grades

Story Pirates Story Pirates is a media company founded in 2004 to celebrate the words and ideas of kids. Grades: PreK-6

NPR's Wow in the World Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz guide curious kids and their grown-ups on a journey into the wonders of the world around them. Grades: K-6

21 Best Podcasts for Children  Podcasts are a great way to help cut-down on your kids’ screen time and get them interested in something new! All Grades

Little Stories for Tiny People: Anytime and bedtime stories for kids Little Stories for Tiny People is a kids' podcast featuring original kids' stories and poems that will delight the tiny people in your life. Grades: PreK-3

 

Reading and Books - Middle School

Gutenberg Online Grades: MS and up

Stratford's List of Recommended Books for Leisure Reading This list has been created by Stratford’s own librarians. All Grades

Sora Instructions for Stratford Online eLibrary for Stratford Middle School Grades: MS

GoodReads  a social cataloging website that allows individuals to freely search its database of books, annotations, and reviews.All Grades

Teen Book Cloud eBooks and graphic novels for teens Grades: MS and up

Abdo Digital Bookshelf   Online library with graphic novels, fiction, educational books and more. Free login: Username: Spring Password: 2020 Grades: PreK-8

National Emergency Library   a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.

Follett Light Box  1000 PreK-12 titles in science, social studies, language arts, math and more. AV2 World Languages features high-interest titles in 10 different languages with full audio support. All Grades

 

Podcast Stories and Audio Books- Middle School

Audible Stories Free audio books sorted by age and genre. Kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.  All Grades

Comixology Large variety of free comics/graphic novels to read without accessing the pay-monthly subscription option. Grades: MS and up

VIZ Shonenjump Free chapters of popular manga series updated frequently. Grades: MS and up

Capstone Library Amazing library! For free login: Username:continue password: reading All Grades