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Reading Street [Grade 5]

by Candy Dawson Boyd Sharon Vaughn Camille Blachowicz Wendy Cheyney Connie Juel Edward Kame'Enui Donald Leu Jeanne Paratore Sam Sebesta Deborah Simmons Susan Watts-Taffe Karen Kring Wixson Peter Afflerbach P. David Pearson

As you read selections in Reading Street about ghost towns, blues singers, and insects that swell up to store food, you will gain exciting new information that will help you in science and social studies. While you're enjoying these exciting pieces of literature, you will find that something else is going on--you are becoming a better reader, gaining new skills and polishing old ones.

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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 "Using Bookshare" page in 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 Ivona's Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.