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  1. See links to Free Books below - Open source and other categories
  2. Online Text-to-speech Reader - See other items at RapidTables
  3. Balabolka - Text-to-Speech (TTS) reader - even reads browser text
  4. *How to find & download E-Texts & E-Books - Step-by-step guide
  5. Free Online PDF & Doc Converter - Neevia Technology
  6. Free PDF Converter, HTML to PDF Converter - Can save web pages
  7. Reading Section - See related resources and tools
  8. Bob Bowman's Study Skills Section - Use first for success
  9. Sumatra PDF Portable - PDF and E-book Reader - See More free programs at
  10. Word Spy - Find new words in The Word Lovers Guide to New Words
  11. | Understand what you read - The site is free and child-safe
  12. Alternatives for QuotePad - Note-taking and to do lists
  13. Use Bob Bowman's Reference Page - Dictionaries replace Voycabulary
  14. Forvo: The Pronunciation Guide - Words pronounced by native speakers
  15. See Free Education Section - Take college-level courses at your convenience - via PC
  16. See list of Free Software below - Alternatives to pay versions!


  17. English Literature - Glossary of Literary Terms - Via
  18. Literary Devices and Literary Terms - The Complete List
  19. General Literature Resources - Literature Research Guide - LibGuides at Colorado Community Colleges Online
  20. Children’s Literature Resource Guide - SuperSummary
  21. Literature Links - Via emason's technology resources
  22. Improving Reading Fluency - Courtesy of
  23. Kids Read 2 Kids Helps kids with Dyslexia or other learning disabilities access classic literature - Also see important resources here
  24. Medieval Literature - Wikipedia
  25. Literature - Wikipedia
  26. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature - An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907 - 21
  27. English Literature Links - Directory of Internet Resources on Literature
  28. *Harry Potter Glossary article
  29. Free Critical Thinking Worksheets - Teachnology
  30. - See 450+ Free Book Notes, Online Study Guides , etc.
  31. *Fables and Fairy Tales - Much more in Archives
  32. Literary Resources - Extensive links from
  33. *Literature for Kids and Students
  34. *General English/Literature Resources - St. Paul High School Library
  35. *Poetry Archives - Via
  36. Bibliomania - Free Online Literature and Study Guides
  37. Literature: Free Online Course Materials - MIT OpenCourseWare
  38. Poems for Kids - Academy of American Poets
  39. *Resources for Students by LASF - See literature Section
  40. *Outta Ray's Head Lessons (Literature, Poetry, Writing [including Business Letters])
  41. Open Source Literature 1.0
  42. OpenSource Shakespeare - Complete list of Shakespeare's plays
  43. * Literature: Historical Fiction - Scholastic, Inc.
  44. *Classic Book Library - Children's Literature Section
  45. Reading Room - Classics & more at Fairrosa Cyber Library
  46. Top Sites for English Learners
  47. Language arts - Powerpoint lessons - select topic
  48. Children's Literature Web Guide - See recommended reading lists and more (some links inactive):
  49. TheatrePedia: See Terms, History & more - The ELAC Internet Theatre Library
  50. *Children's Books Central - Older links by Eleanor's Books
  51. *General Children's Literature Resources - Frank Rogers


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  52. Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts - Free texts with a focus on American and English literature
  53. Literature - WikiBooks
  54. librivox - Search resources for public domain books on podcasts
  55. Top 100 Audio Books downloads from Project Gutenburg
  56. Project Gutenberg - Download free electronic books (ebooks)
  57. Free Audio Books & Video Directory - Selections from


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  58. *Free Alphabet, Phonics, and Language Software - From Owl & Mouse Educational Software
  59. Verbose - Free text-to-speech program for Windows (saves to MP3 - listen to your texts)
  60. SayPad - A freeware talking text editor that can read a good book to you (maybe from Gutenberg): - 8.2MB
    • Project Gutenberg - Download free electronic books (ebooks) - Adaptable to TTS units!
  61. Read Aloud - A free Text-to-Speech (TTS)software that reads text aloud from various sources
  62. Zamzar - Free Online File Converter - Convert URLs or any given file type to another
  63. Vozme - Free online text-to-MP3 converter - pick gender voices & language
  64. FREEWARE SECTION has really outstanding FREE software links


  65. LECTURE: The Alphabet - School of Design
  67. Search the Internet using various engines and strategies listed in INDEX
    under HOW-TO GUIDES, and WEBTOOLS (for SAFE SEARCHING), etc.

Note to educators:   Most "kidsafe" search engines can still access other search engines which are unfiltered and that restrict users under 18 - unless they are disabled in advance - See details on Webtools Page
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