The ICDL Foundation's goal is to build a collection of digital books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world. Ultimately, the Foundation aspires to have every culture and language represented so that every child can know and appreciate the riches of children's literature from the world community.
Read the books online here (http://en.childrenslibrary.org/).
Epic! for Educators, a subscription ebook service targeting elementary readers, is just that-- epic. Thousands of books from major publishers are available through free educator accounts available to all American and Canadian elementary librarians and teachers. Epic! is full of features like read-aloud, customized reader advisory, ad-free environment, and reading logs. Free educator accounts include up to 36 associated free student profiles. Even better, multiple simultaneous student users are allowed! Incorporate Epic! Ebooks as resources for inquiry projects. Or, project Epic! Ebooks during read-alouds so that everyone can clearly view the text and/or illustrations. Finally, use Epic! Ebooks for multiple students to access the same text simultaneously for a shared reading experience. Appropriate for all grade levels, ask at CRC desk for login information.