Free Book Sources

These are sources of free books. Ask your teacher if audiobooks count for AR & book reports.
Check Learning Renaissance AR Book Finder to see if the book you want to read has an AR quiz for it.

Amazon Prime Reading/Kindle Owners' Lending Library
Prime Reading and Kindle owners have access to free books.

Audible Stories for Free
Get your own account, free during pandemic closures

Epic! Reading
Look on the PCS Tech Page to see if your classroom already has an Epic code.
Parents get 30 days free during pandemic closures

Joyce Valenza's List: free digital stories, books, read-alouds, & resources
Assistant Professor of Teaching, Rutgers University

KnowBuddy
Get your own account, free during pandemic closures

Libby
Access ebooks & audiobooks available from public libraries (must have public library card to use with Libby) Libby is affiliated with OverDrive & Sora

Little Free Library
Check the map to see if one is near you for a source for free real books.
Public libraries offering temporary digital library cards
Arcadia   Altadena   Los Angeles County   Monrovia   Pasadena   
Check with your city library system also

Open Library
Get your own account. Free but parents need to monitor, as adult titles are available, just as in a real library. 

Overdrive
Access ebooks & audiobooks available from public libraries (must have public library card to use with Overdrive) OverDrive is affiliated with Libby & Sora

Rivet by Google
Leveled readers and reading program. Sign up on your own with personal Google account (Education class-teacher-student features are in development)

Sora (or find it on your Google "waffle")
Free ebooks and audiobooks, PCS has a small collection, plus you can add your own public libraries. Parents need to monitor, as adult titles are available, just as in a physical library

Storyline Online
Books read aloud by celebrities, free during pandemic closures

Vooks
Free year for teachers, families can get a month free during pandemic closures