Bookshare makes reading easier. People with dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers can customize their experience to suit their learning style and find virtually any book they need for school, work, or the joy of reading.

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Customized Reading

Customize your reading experience with ebooks in audio, audio + highlighted text, braille, large font, and other formats.

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1,071,215 Titles

Access the largest library of textbooks, bestsellers, children's books, career resources, and more for people with reading barriers.

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Read Anywhere

Read on almost any device, including smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks, computers, and assistive technology devices.

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Lowest Cost

Get unlimited access: FREE for qualified U.S. students and schools, less than $1 per week for adults, and reduced fees in certain countries.

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Educators get textbooks and educational materials students need in easy-to-read formats. Learn about Bookshare for schools.

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Students in kindergarten to college and beyond access school and leisure books on their own. Learn about Bookshare for students.

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Adults access books to pursue careers, stay informed, and enjoy bestsellers and newest releases. Learn about Bookshare for adults.

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People in over 70 countries access Bookshare to pursue employment and education.Learn about Bookshare around the world.


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Learn about Bookshare qualifications.

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U.S. Office of Special Education Programs. Ideas that work.

This project is supported by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (Award Number H327D170002). Opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of the U.S. Department of Education.