Reading & Writing

Library Databases

TumbleBookCloud

Listen and read along with ebooks for kids and teens, including chapter books, graphic novels, plays, novels and poetry. Can be used on any computer or mobile device.

On the Web

Between the Lions

Fun games and activities designed to help kids learn to read and write.

Book Adventure

Maintained by Sylvan Learning, this site allows kids to keep track of the books they read, take quizzes on them and earn prizes for their reading success.

Starfall

A fun site aimed at building up reading skills for kids in Kindergarten - Grade 2. Includes an introduction to letter sounds, games and activities.

Story Starters: Creative Writing Prompts for Kids

Scholastic's Story Starters kids' writing activity generates scenarios to prompt kids to start creative writing.

The Official Robert Munsch Site

Discover fun facts about Canada's favourite children's book author, check out fan art, and listen to some of Munsch's stories online!

The World of Beverly Cleary

Meet Ramona, Ralph and your other favourite characters from Beverly Cleary's books! Read excerpts, play games and watch an interview with Beverly herself.