"Introduces the work of astronauts, including special jobs they might have on the space shuttle and experiments they might perform in space. Includes index." Other books in this series are available in this library.
Fills the need for high-interest biographies on astronauts, inspiring manned spaceflights, and planets. Answers the call for books in the space curriculum.
The toilet is like a vacuum cleaner. Being on the ceiling feels the same as being on the floor. Everything floats!
This Rookie Read-About® Science book introduces young readers to the Moon. Colorful photos and simple text encourage children to read on their own as they learn how the Moon moves in space, how its craters were formed, why it seems to shine, and how humans were able to walk on its surface. Other books in this series are available in this library.
Why are they called poison dart frogs, anyway? Learn the answer to this question and more in this exciting installment in the ZOOM IN ON ANIMALS! series. Colorful, up-close photos of these beautiful, tiny frogs in their native habitats give readers a stunning view of these fascinating creatures.
Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the Help Center.
Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.
- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivonas Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.