iPad Apps for Emerging Readers

Collins Big Cat (Web)

The Collins Big Cat Series are great interactive book apps for emerging readers. They will read the book or allow the student to record themselves reading the book. Students can also create their own stories based on the elements and graphics in the book. Price – Free

These are free samples of the Dr. Suess interactive book apps. There is a single app available with the five most popular titles available for $7.49 for more then 10 copies in the Volume Purchasing Store.(Dr. Suess Collection)

This is a paid interactive book app with a lot of nice features including choice of languages for those working with ELL students. VPP Store price – $1.49

Epic (App)
Picture books t oread on an iPad. (Free with an educator’s account.)

Register here for a free educator’s account.

This app impart of Apple’s iLife suite of apps and is free. This is a great tool for recording and maintaining fluency logs on the iPads.

Lit2Go is a great site with downloads of books and stories in the public domain. They also have audio tracks that are free and legal to use as audio books on your iPads.


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