Back to School is Better with Bookshare

Bookshare is an essential reading tool that helps teachers support students with learning differences who struggle to read.

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Make Reading Easier

Bookshare ebooks lets students read in ways that work for them. Students can listen to books, follow along with karaoke-style highlighting, read in large font or braille, and customize their reading experience.

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Build Reading Independence

Assistive reading features empower students to read on their own, helping them to build independent reading skills and increase self-confidence.

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Save Time

With millions of ebooks in the Bookshare library, teachers and parents can easily find textbooks, educational titles, children’s books, young adult titles, and more in one convenient place.

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FREE for Schools and Qualified Students

Schools and students with dyslexia, visual impairments, and physical disabilities can join for free.

How Does It Work?

See what it’s like when struggling readers use Bookshare to read and learn.  

Paired with our powerful Bookshare Reader suite, reading is easier than ever this back-to-school season.


What Are People Saying?

Told my university librarian about Bookshare and her mind was blown. Her reaction “OMG, how did I not know about this?!We have so many students this will help!” It is free or low cost depending on your situation.I'm loving how easy this app makes helping my students with reading barriers!


FREE for U.S. Students with Qualifying Disabilities

To join Bookshare, students must have a qualifying disability, and membership is FREE for all U.S. students of any age and schools, including K-12 public, charter, and private schools, colleges and universities, trade schools, homeschool environments, Perkins School for the Blind, and Hadley School for the Blind.