Award-winning online resource that deepens literacy instructions

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An engaging collection of resources that bring books to life.

TeachingBooks strives to enrich everyone’s experience reading children’s and young adult books with our original and curated literary resources.

Key Features

An app to scan a book and instantly access the paired digital content on TeachingBooks

A fully-responsive and accessible design that is WCAG 2.0 compliant so that every student can enjoy these connections to books and authors from any device -- try it on your phone, iPad, or Chromebook!

Over 165,000 vetted resource to enrich children's and young adult books

Over 10,000 minutes of video and audio resources with transcripts for easy, engaging read-alongs translatable into 100+ different languages

Enliven all your book discussions now.

TeachingBooks provides a curated collection of multimedia instructional materials about the books read in kindergarten through twelfth grade that engages students and helps teachers bring reading to life. Experience why more than 30,000 schools use TeachingBooks. All TeachingBooks subscriptions come with unlimited campus and remote use, complimentary trainings, customizations that align resources to the books read in your classes, and promotional flyers and bookmarks.

Licensing and Access



Renewal Required: You must renew this subscription every year.
Lifetime Access: You only need to purchase this product one time.
Simultaneous Access: More than one person can use this product at the same time.
Multi-School Incremental Discounts: Discounts available if purchasing for more than one school/location. Contact Mackin for discount information
Multi-Year Discounts: Discounts available if purchasing for more than one consecutive year. Contact Mackin for discount information

Content Correlation: NF=Nonfiction F=Fiction

Minimum System Requirements supports each of the following:

Operating Systems:
• Mac OS 9.1 and higher
• Windows 98 and higher

Internet Browsers for the Mac:
• Safari 1.0 and higher
• Firefox 1.0 and higher
• Google Chrome 1.0

Internet Browsers for the PC:
• Internet Explorer 5.0 and higher
• Firefox 1.0 and higher
• Google Chrome 1.0

Multimedia Software:
• Flash 7.0 and higher to watch the Original Author Program movies and slideshows
• Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 and higher to view any PDF documents

Additional Software: contains links to thousands of relevant websites and resources, each of which control their own software requirements. For example, some external links within Author Programs require Windows Media Player, while others require QuickTime. You should be able to find links to download such additional software on these sites.