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This is a brand new cross-curricular series combining exciting fiction and non-fiction to explore global issues. It tackles key concepts in an exciting and engaging way. It features a mix of fiction and non-fiction that brings literacy teaching into other subject areas. It ties into many of the recent changes in the primary curricula. It encourages readers to form their own opinions - developing important skills in thinking and evaluating evidence.
Why is Mommy's tummy getting so big? Why can't I remember being born? Why do babies cry so much? Why do boys and girls look different? Why do some children grow up faster than others? Why does my big brother like girls? Why does Dad shave his face? Why do grown-ups kiss for so long?
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.