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Educators and schools

Make reading easier

Customize audio, word highlighting, text size, colors, and more to fit your student’s learning style

Close learning gaps

Spend less time struggling to read or to decode, and more time focusing on learning

100% FREE

US schools join for free through an award from the Office of Special Education Programs

Build independence

Build not only literacy skills, but also student confidence and learning independence

Foster lifelong learning

From elementary to high school, college, and beyond, students can learn through all phases of life

Save time

Find all the books your students with learning differences need in easy-to-read formats

Who can join Bookshare?

Bookshare is for students who find it difficult to process or comprehend printed words, see text in books or on a screen, or physically manage books or reading devices. To access our copyright library, students must have a qualifying disability. Learn about qualifications.

How much does it cost?

Bookshare is FREE for US schools and students with qualifying learning differences through an award from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), US Department of Education.

Do you support early childhood?

Yes! Parents and professionals can learn about supporting young learners in early childhood.

What books are available for students?

Bookshare has books for every age and grade level of student. We have books for school, including textbooks and educational materials, new releases and popular series for children, middle school, teens, and young adult, as well as state-side curriculum, college course-level materials, and career resources. Explore the collection.

How do students read Bookshare books?

You can read Bookshare ebooks on computers, Chromebooks, smartphones, tablets, braille devices, and other assistive technology devices. You can use our free Bookshare Reader app available for web, iOS, Android, and Alexa-enabled devices. You can also read with a variety of compatible partner apps and devices.

How do educators get started?

Get started easily with our ABCs for Educators learning article.

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