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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 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.
  • EPUB - A standard e-book format that can be read on many tools, such as iBooks, Readium or others.
  • Word - Accessible Word output, which can be unzipped and opened in any tool that allows .docx files
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My Brother, Joshua

by Nola Hosking

Alex wants his brother Josh to play bugle in a patriotic ceremony at a school, but Alex's brother has Down syndrome. Will he be able to?

Gifts of Ramadan

by Kim Ellis

Observers of Ramadan fast from sunrise to sunset. Asef faces a lonely day at school while fasting for the first time.

Horseshoes

by Darienne Oaks

A young girl feels like she doesn't fit in because her father is disabled. But when her dad puts on his strongman act for the neighborhood kids, she realizes how special he truly is.

Goldilocks Goes to Camp

by Sara Matson

Goldilocks is sent to "Fear Camp" to help her deal with the aftermath of the Bear Incident. While there, she meets some other fairy tale characters, including Hansel and Gretel.

Encore! Theater in Eighteenth Century America

by Tara Gilboy

Lewis Hallam Jr. was a theater manager and one of the stars of the early American stage. But it wasn't always easy for theater troupes during this time.

A Sense of Direction

by Stephanie Quinn

Stage directions are instructions an actor follows in performing a play. They help the director tell the actors where to go on the stage.

Salt of the Earth

by Janet J. Kosky

Staszek is nervous for his first day on the job. He will be deep underground, mining salt, just as his father once did.

Bully: Putting An End To Bullying Behavior

by Joanna Sisk-Purvis

Middle school is tough. But Jenn does not make it any easier for Melissa when she begins whispering about her to other students.

On Dragonwings

by Lucy D. Ford

After a hard day of labor in Thornheath, Leolin returns home, hoping to catch a glimpse of dragons flying by.

A Spectacular Ride

by Drollene P. Brown

The true story of a courageous teenage girl, Sybil Ludington, who rode 40 miles in one night on horseback to muster the militia in response to an impending invasion by British soldiers.

A Day at Liberty Bay

by Kimberly Long Cockroft

Experience the wonder and learn about the aquatic life on Liberty Bay with Ben and his new friend, Samantha.

Arachne Spins Her Web

by Jesse Tise

Why do spiders spin their webs? According to the ancient Greeks, it can be traced back to the myth of an arrogant young woman who angered the gods.

Who Invented Zombies?

by Lizzie Wade

Zombies have become a staple in pop culture. But where did the idea of zombies come from? According to biologist David Hughes, the culprit is nature itself.

Hatch!

by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Learn about how eggs grow and hatch, and how baby chickens can be hatched using an incubator.

The Shine on My Smile

by Susan Yoder Ackerman

Victoria's dental hygienist and dentist explain how the tools they use on her teeth protect all the parts of her teeth and put a shine on her smile.

Fresh from the Farm

by Buffy Silverman

Emma's family participates in a farm-share with Farmer Jane. They use tools to help harvest crops and eat new vegetables as the seasons change.

Diggory Dog

by Amy Tao

Diggory Dog has an important job: to watch over all the sheep. But why? One day, he learns what purpose sheep serve—they produce the wool that can be used for knitting.

The Lone Sock

by Stephanie Salkin

Two socks were the closest of friends. One day, Argyle-Right goes missing and Argyle-Left departs on an adventure through the house searching for his friend.

Avocados for Sale

by Casey Buonaugurio

Papa and his son Carlos are having trouble selling avocados. But Carlos comes up with a clever plan to help his father.

Regina and Eddie

by Charlotte Gunnufson

Regina Giraffe and Eddie Elephant have to improvise in order to make their raft seaworthy.

Big Bear Walks in His Sleep

by Kathleen Stevens

Skinny Rabbit's neighbor, Big Bear, keeps walking in his sleep to get a snack of warm milk and a slice of cinnamon toast.

The Moon Watches

by Avril VanderMerwe

The moon watches over the dark plains of South Africa. It watches all the jungle animals as they fall asleep.

Icicles

by Jestine Ware

Can you do this? Move your shivering fingers like icicles!

When Dragon Shrank

by Maggie Murphy

An enchanting story of the friendship between Dragon and Red Squirrel who swap sizes for a day to experience one another's worlds and learn to appreciate themselves just the way they are.

Winter Bear

by Carol Fewell

It's not as cold outside when little bear wakes up. Has spring finally arrived?

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