About the TumbleBook Library:
The TumbleBook Library is a collection of TumbleBooks
(animated, talking picture books) TumblePuzzles. TumbleBooks
are created from existing picture books which we have
licensed from children's book publishers and
converted to the TumbleBook format.
Navigating the Site:
You may want to first explore the site and check out
all the books, games and features. Our catalogue
descriptions, book reviews, and author/illustrator/publisher
information. You can view a TumbleBook by clicking
on the 'View Online" button.
There are a number ways
you can access a book:
Once you have familiarized yourself with the collection
however, the fastest and easiest way to get
to your favorite books is by adding your class favorites
the My Favorites
section. Add and delete the titles you want
- The index page lists all the
TumbleBooks and TumbleGames. Click on the hyperlink
and it will take you right to that TumbleBook.
through the collection in any of the sections to read
the descriptions and view the reading levels.
TumbleBooks are designed
to be experienced in either automatic or manual mode. In
automatic mode, the pages turn by themselves and are narrated;
in manual, the narration is turned off and children turn
the pages at their own speed. The Pause Button: You
can use the pause button to stop the story at any time
in order to practice story prediction, interpret pictures,
discuss new vocabulary words, empathize with a character,
discuss possible consequences of actions, encourage problem
solving, or provide historical, geographical, or other
perspectives. TumblePad Word Helper : This
new feature allows you to click on a book to hear a sentence
repeated, or click on a vocabulary word in order to hear
it sounded out. Reading Levels: Each title has recommended
reading levels for both automatic and manual modes. Click
on the reading level to see other books at the same level.
TumbleGames: The TumblePuzzles and memory TumbleGames
are great educational games to play after reading a book.
Our Language Learning section has a growing collection
of books in Spanish and French.
We are especially proud of our Life Learning section. You'll
discover important books about volunteering, tolerance
and other life lessons.
Navigate en Español, en Français or in Chinese:
Our drop down menu on the top right hand corner of the
site allows you to view the entire site in Spanish, French
Explore our collection of Large Print chapter books
and classic children's books created in the TumbleReadable
format. TumbleReadables are online electronic books
which include our innovative text size slider which enables
the reader to increase the text size to up to 34PT. Perfect
for reluctant, emergent, ESL and middle schoolers
who just love to read!