Links to free e-book sites:
172 Places for free e-books, comics etc - a blog listing links
The Amanda Project - an on-line series aimed at girls aged 13+. Become involved in the search for Amanda.
Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives - free digitised copies of these historical NZ records 1854-1950.
Best NZ Poems - online from 2001 to last year. Some audio available.
Book Depository - over 11,000 free e-books.
Book Drum - bringing books to life with immersive pictures, videos, maps and music.
Changels - free online NZ trilogy for young adults.
City of Souls - a "choose your own adventure" developed by Auckland City Libraries. Ages 14+.
Classic Short Stories - an American site for the short story lover.
Cory Doctorow - provides free downloads for all of his books - just click on the book image, then on Download for Free.
Cyberkids - stay safe on the Internet.
Digital Book Talk - book trailers.
Dreaming Methods - this fusion of digital storytelling explores imaginary memories & dream-inspired states.
ENZB - Early New Zealand books - free e-books published by University of Auckland.
Epub Bud - free children's e-books.
Fiction.Us - free on-line fiction, including classics and Beatrix Potter.
Figment - connect here to share your writing and discover new stories and authors.
Flight Paths - Six short flash stories by Kate Pullinger & Chris Joseph.
Free Book Notes - A guide to free e-books.
Free e-books - including New Zealand titles.
Free kids' e-books - downloadable PDF files.
Free e-books.net - free e-books.
Free word games - great for literacy extension.
Great NZ e-books - from Digital Publishing.
Inanimate Alice - Another digital novel by the same authors as Flight Paths.
International Childen's Digital Library - free e-books for children.
Jacqui Sharp's Websites - e-learning wiki with all sorts of links for educators and students.
Leebre - new Open Source site providing users with free alternative novels and short stories.
LibriVox - free e-audio books.
Literacy & e-Learning - a wiki with activities for years 0-8.
Literacy Shed - some great videos e-books to watch from this site.
Many books - free e-books.
Me Books - NZ e-books - some are free.
Ministry for Culture & Heritage - free e-books, including biographies of some famous NZers.
Mysterynet for Kids - free online kids' mysteries and solve-its.
National Geographic Young Explorer - free on-line magazine for kids.
National Library Digistisation Project - free e-books of some historical NZ volumes
Netsafe - stay safe on the Internet.
NZ Electronic Text Collection - free e-books from Victoria University.
NZ Short Stories - database from the University of Waikato indexing NZ authors' works.
NZ Titles on Project Gutenberg - free NZ e-books.
Ocean Books - e-books from a consortium of NZ authors.
Open Culture - 375 free e-books.
Planet PDF - free e-books in PDF format.
Professor Garfield's Toon Books - really fun cartoon-style free e-books. Create your own cartoons too!
Project Gutenberg - over 30,000 free e-books.
Read Any Book - free e-books.
Radio New Zealand Children's Treasure Chest - free e-audio for children.
Radio New Zealand Young Adult - free e-audio for children.
Scholastic Listen & Read - 54 non-fiction read-along books for early learners.
Short Stories - UK site, includes non-fiction, fiction by genre and children's short stories.
Starfall - free online phonics reading system for children.
Storybird - create and share your own stories complete with incredible artwork, and it's free!
Storyline Online - free children's e-books from the Screen Actors Guild Foundation.
Storynory - free children's e-audio books.
Tauranga Moana Reading Council - free resources for kids and educators.
Timaru District Libraries - have some great sites listed, including Audiobook Cloud.
Tumblebooks - animated, talking picture books teaching young children the joys of reading.
Unglue it - this site uses crowdfunding to provide free e-books.
Web Comics - free comics by Scott McCloud.
We Give Books - free fiction & non-fiction e-books for children up to age 10.
We Tell Stories - Six authors, six stories, six weeks - digital fiction from Penguin.
Wormworld Saga - a wonderfully illustrated online graphic novel.