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MyLibraryNYC: Simultaneous Use eBooks - Copies Always Available!
Available NOW and ready to borrow for educators and students in the MyLibraryNYC school-library initiative:
English Language Arts eBooks: Classic, and Exemplar (Gr. 4-12)
Simultaneous Usage: what is it? Simultaneous e-books are always available—there is no limit on the number of library patrons that can simultaneously read these titles at once. So assign them for your class—or for your whole school! Copies are always available.
- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
- Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
- Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
- The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
- Through the Looking Glass And What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll
- A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
- Flappers and Philosphers by F. Scott Fitzgerald (featuring 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair')
- Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
- Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
- Macbeth by William Shakespeare
- A Midsummer's Night Dream by William Shakespeare
- Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
- Odyssey by Homer
- Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
- Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare (includes Common Core Exemplar for Gr. 9-10 Sonnet 73, plus New York State recommended poems for Gr. 11-12 Sonnet 29 and Sonnett 138)
Social Studies eBooks: Black History and Women's History (Gr. 4-12)
National African American History - February:
- The Book of American Negro Poetry by James Weldon Johnson
- Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win World War II by Cheryl Mullenbach
- Frederick Douglass for Kids: His Life and times with 21 Activities by Nancy I. Sanders
- The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
Women's History - March:
- Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue by Kathryn J. Atwood
- Women of the Frontier: 16 Tales of Trailblazing Homesteaders, Entrepreneurs, and Rabble-Rousers by Brandon Marie Miller
- Women Aviators: 26 Stories of Pioneer Flights, Daring Missions, and Record-setting Journeys by Karen Bush Gibson
Looking for more simultaneous use e-books for your classroom?
Check out our other titles (with more to come!)
STEM to STEAM for Gr. 4-8 >>
- Albert Einstein and Relativitiy for Kids: His Life and Ideas with 21 Activities and Thought Experiments
- Beyond the Solar System: Exploring Galaxies, Black Holes, Alien Planets, and More; A History with 21 Activities
- Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future with 20 Projects
- Explore Electricity! With 25 Great Projects
- Bridges and Tunnels Investigate Feats of Engineering with 25 Projects
- Monet and the Impressionists for Kids: Their Lives and Ideas, 21 Activities
- An Eye for Art: Focusing on Great Artists and Their Work
- Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
Science: Biomes & Interdependence Gr. 4-8 >>
Science: Animals & Environments Gr. K-3 >>
- Habitats - A Desert Habitat
- Habitats - A Forest Habitat
- Habitats - A Grassland Habitat
- Habitats - A Rainforest Habitat
- Habitats - A Savanna Habitat
- How Do Animals Adapt?
- Insect Bodies
- The Life Cycle of A Beetle
- The Life Cycle of A Butterfly
- The Life Cycle of A Honeybee
- Life Cycles - Tadpoles to Frogs
- Metamorphosis: Changing Bodies
- Warm-blooded or Cold-blooded?
- The Water Cycle
- Water - Explore Earth's Five Oceans
- Water Habitats
- Water - Rapping about Bodies of Water
- What Is An Amphibian?
- What Is the Animal Kingdom?
- What Is A Bird?
- What Is A Carnivore?
- What Is Hibernation?
- What Is A Mammal?
- What Is A Reptile?
- What Is A Vertebrate?
....and more History & Social Studies titles for Gr. 4-8 >>
- Christopher Columbus and the Age of Exploration for Kids with 21 Activities
- Explore Native American Cultures!
- Native American History for Kids With 21 Activities
- The Industrial Revolution: Investigate How Technology Changed the World with 25 Projects
New to downloading ebooks? It is as simple as a few clicks. Click on the title you are interested, check what formats are available, download - and start reading! *Please note, three steps you should follow before downloading:
- if downloading to a mobile device, first download the Overdrive App - this is the easiest way to access eNYPL ebook titles
- if you download a title as Kindle Book, you will need a Kindle account - which is free
- if you download a Adobe EPUB or PDF you will need Abode Digital Editions downloaded on your computer and you will need to create an Adobe ID - which is free