Animated and electronic books are great resources for building and supporting literacy. Below is a short list of animated and electronic books in PBS LearningMedia. With thousands of videos, lesson plans and interactives, PBS LearningMedia is a great resource for media in the classroom.
With a collection of over a hundred resources from Between the Lions, an award-winning PBS television series designed to foster literacy, students pre-k through 1st grade can follow along with text on the screen while listening to a narrator read aloud from these three favorite stories.
Abiyoyo This classic is a tale of a father and son who are ostracized from their town, but end up heros after they confront a monster.
Violet's Music A little girl who loves music searches for people like her.
Ruby Sings the Blues A loud girl learns how to control the volume of her voice through singing.
With the smaller collection of electronic books from the International Children's Digital Library, readers K-4th grade can explore cultures around the world. Several of the offerings are bilingual.