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Listen up! Our browser-based eReader, OverDrive Read®, now supports narrated eBooks. This exciting new ability to read along with verbal storytelling is perfect for helping developing readers learn.

OverDrive Read-Alongs deliver:

  • Text highlighted as the narrator reads (highlighting varies by publisher)
  • Well-known narrators, including Randy Travis, John Lithgow, Robert Munsch and Ray Charles
  • Soundtracks with sound effects (available for some titles)
  • Compatibility with two-page illustrated titles, with every word and picture displayed just like the print book
  • Availability on any device with an internet connection and a modern web browser
  • Automatic page turning
  • Rewind and pause options
  • Volume and speed control

Learn more about OverDrive Read-Alongs here.

Read and listen to Amelie and Nanette: Sparkly Shoes and Picnic Parties through the OverDrive Readbox below, and visit OverDrive.com to sample more of the captivating experience!

View this sample in fullscreen for the full fixed-layout effect!