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Primary Junior Literacy Teacher Resources

A guide to resources that support the teaching and learning of Language, Grades 1 to 6.

Ebook Collections Licensed by Queen's U

Tumble Book Library

A collection of online animated children's picture books and chapter books. You will find many popular titles here, including books by Canadian authors Robert Munsch and Kathy Stinson, and Christy Jordan Fenton. Access for Queen's teacher candidates is here.

Open Access Ebooks for Teachers

Storyline Online

Open access audiobooks for children read aloud by an actor or other publicly well-known person.  Includes titles by Kevin Henkes (Chester's Way) and Janell Cannon (Stellaluna).

Picture Books in Video Format

Check out our popular Playlist of children's books on video, produced by Weston Woods:

I Want My Hat Back, by Jon Klassen

This is Not My Hat, by Jon Klassen

We Found a Hat, by Jon Klassen

The Dot, by Peter Reynolds

I am a Word Collector, by Peter Reynolds

Sky Color, by Peter Reynolds

The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! by Mo Willems


Recent Additions

Copyright During the Pandemic

Copyright and Remote Instruction Guide. Compiled by Mark Swartz, Queen's University

Permissions for read-alouds: Latest update posted by School Library Journal (13 Oct 2020).

Canadian Authors Online