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Here is a list of Bookshare books recommended by teachers of grades 6-8.

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Black Beauty Sewell, Anna
Kidnapped Stevenson, Robert Louis
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Twain, Mark
The Call of the Wild London, Jack
The Secret Garden Burnett, Frances Hodgson
Treasure Island Stevenson, Robert Louis
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter #4) Rowling, J. K. 2000
To Be A Slave Lester, Julius 1998
Will's Choice (The Orphan Train Children #2) Nixon, Joan Lowery 1998
The Midwife's Apprentice Cushman, Karen 1995
Catherine, Called Birdy Cushman, Karen 1994
The Swiss Family Robinson Wyss, Johann David 1994
Nightjohn Paulson, Gary 1993
The Giver (Giver Quartet #1) Lowry, Lois 1993
Flour Babies Fine, Anne 1992
The Gift of the Magi and Other Short Stories Henry, O. 1992
Lyddie Paterson, Katherine 1991
Peter Pan Barrie, J. M. 1991
The River Paulsen, Gary 1991
Canyons Paulsen, Gary 1990
Forbidden City Bell, William 1990
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Avi 1990
Journey Home Uchida, Yoshiko 1989
Hatchet Paulsen, Gary 1987
Make Way for Sam Houston Fritz, Jean 1986
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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.