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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.


This e-book collection from Scholastic pairs online fiction and non-fiction e-books on a similar topic. Includes word matching, sequencing, and lesson plans. K - Grade 3.

To access the collection, find the Queen's username and password under LANGUAGE on the PJ Password page.
Can't remember the password for the PJ Password page?  If you are at the Queen's Faculty of Education email Brenda for a reminder using your Queen's email address.

4Canoes Digital Shelf

A collection of 23 English picture books & junior information books/magazines and 1 French magazine. All titles focus on Indigenous content and are by Indigenous authors. Topics include science, culture, social emotional learning, stories, and language learning.

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

Canadian Authors Online

Read-Alouds & Copyright

Online Storytimes: Copyright Guidelines for Canadian Public Libraries . Canadian Federation of Library Associations.