Think Different: FREE Books

eBooks have become an important FREE resource for educators.  If you are not taking advantage of this valuable resource, you should be. Using iPads, and other devices with the apps like iBooks, Kindle, Nook, Google Play Books, & the library system with OverDrive, you can access an unlimited supply of free book on nearly any device. 

Once you have the apps installed on your device, there are many resources you can use to find free eBooks. 
  • iBooks - iBooks is proprietary and only available on Mac & iOS. Within the iBooks Store, you can select that tab labeled “free” to access all free iBooks available.
  • Project Gutenberg - Project Gutenberg is one of the most popular resources for free eBooks that you can download as epub, kindle, or read online.
  • Kindle books - Kindle curates a list of free and low priced books 
  • Nook Books - Barnes and Noble curates a list of free eBooks on this site.
  • Google Play Books - Google Books allows you to search their store and sort by cost. So search or select a genre, select price, and then indicate: free.
  • Google Books - Connected to Google (but outside of the play store), Google Books is accessible online and provides free previews and full length books for its users.
  • Feedbooks - Feedbooks contains a list of free public domain books that you can download and install on your device.
  • Goodreads - In addition to being a social media site for readers, Goodreads also publishes a list of free eBooks in ePub format.
  • Project Muse - Hosted and curated by Johns Hopkins University, Project Muse is a great resources for more advanced readers and researchers; they are a repository of more than 300,000 peer-reviewed journals and 700,000 chapters of academic books.