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eBooks/Audiobooks: Free Resources During School Closures: eBooks and Audiobooks

eBooks and Audiobooks for Leisure Reading

On your device, use the Sora App. Add the American School of Doha location. (Choose “find my school” or type in Doha.) If you are using a browser, after you get logged in, click on the Sora "Try it in your browser" button at the bottom of the screen. 


Don't forget to try the OverDrive titles from QNL or your public library back in your home country if you are already a member!  (via Overdrive apps such as Libby and Sora)


This link goes to the Children's section. Use the links in the header to go to other selections.

*NO LONGER FREE ACCESS*       QNL also has AudioBookCloud!




Junior Library Guild.                  *NO LONGER FREE ACCESS*

Audiobook Sync 

Stories are complete, but have a look at the Summer 2021 Titles for suggestions to read.

Teen Book CloudGrades 7-12 Ebooks    

Access via QNL using login details on MS Library Teneen page.

EpicEmail Mrs. Kersting (include parent email address) to request a free account on Epic to instantly access 35,000 of the best books, learning videos, quizzes & more!






ScribdScribd has 30 days free access for all ages.  Monthly payments after that.

Email sign up but no credit card required.


undefinedProject Gutenberg (free access year round)


undefined Includes coloring books to print as well.

Free online books for children from nursery to Grade 10 including stories in Hindi, Farsi, Spanish and French. 


undefined Explore the Library of Congress teen page! 

Online Graphic Novels and Comics

eBooks and Interactive eBooks for Information Seekers

Britannica Digital Learning

Username:  freebritannica               Password:  ebooks

Username: continue  Password: reading


Abdo Digital Secondary Username: Abdo Elementary  Password: 2020    

Username: Abdo Secondary  Password: 2020

              *NO LONGER FREE ACCESS*

undefined TIME for KIDS Digital Library Free for the rest of the 19-20 school year.

                                        *NO LONGER FREE ACCESS*


undefined Open Access Books

JSTOR and partner publishers made ebooks freely available through June 30, 2020.  (Still seems to have free access.)


Includes both fiction and non-fiction eBooks!   *NO LONGER FREE ACCESS*

Have a look at the secondary catalog.

  1. Go to
  2. In the Location box, it says “Any Location.” Do not change.
  3. In the School box, enter
    Follett eLearning, McHenry, IL” and click Go!
  4. To log in, click on the “Log In” button at the top right of the screen.

Username: guest

Password: follett

Authors Doing Read Alouds / Activities

Access for families through Sept 15, 2020 


Book Connections strives to joyfully enrich everyone's experience reading children's and young adult books.


Amanda Gorman, the U.S.'s inaugural youth poet laureate, is offering some words of inspiration to help get through this stressful time. In a performance for "CBS This Morning," Gorman recites one of her poems at the Los Angeles Central Public Library.APR 17, 2020


ASD Database Links & Passwords

Middle School Librarian