eBooks BCPS eBooks
  Student eBooks
Cherry Lake Publishing 21st Century Learning Collection
Grades 1-8 (BCPS-licensed titles from Cherry Lake Publishing)

Unlimited access eBooks in PDF format to foster 21st century skills through student research, content creation, digital citizenship, and innovative learning. Table of contents, glossary of key words, and sources for further study included.

Destiny Library Catalog

Destiny eBooks - Access via BCPS One Digital Content tile.
Grades K-12 (Customized school library collections by school level)
Support Resources

A variety of age-appropriate, high-interest, and curriculum-aligned eBooks purchased by individual school libraries are available through each school's Destiny Library Catalog. Many titles feature unlimited simultaneous access and interactive learning tools and supports.

  • eBooks in each school's own library collection are accessed by teachers & students by logging into Destiny with your BCPS credentials.
  • The Destiny eBook collection may include Follett eBooks, Lightbox interactive eBooks, digital Audiobooks, and eBooks from other publishers.
    • Follett eBooks are read online using the Destiny DIscover browser-based eReader.
    • Students can also read Follett eBooks offline (without an Internet connection) using the Destiny Discover App installed on their BCPS device, after they have Checked Out and Downloaded the eBook in Destiny Discover online (e.g. at school).
    • eBooks from other publishers will open in a new window and are read online using the publisher's browser-based eReader.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Grades 6-12 Support Resources

  • Access via BCPS One Digital Content tile
  • GVRL "virtual shelf" features full text eBooks covering a wide variety of topics and subjects, ranging from environmental science and literary classics to the popular DK Eyewitness Books series.
SIRS Discoverer SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer Nonfiction eBooks
Grades K-9 Support Resources

  • Access via BCPS One Digital Content tile.
  • From SIRS Discoverer home page, select Nonfiction Books under Explore Features
  • Includes Eyewitness Books, biographies, graphic nonfiction.
Access TumbleBook collections below via BCPS One Digital Content tile.
TumbleBook Library
Grades K-5
Support Resources

TumbleBook Cloud Jr.
Grades 3-6
Support Resources

Tumblebook Cloud Jr
TumbleBook Cloud
Grades 6-12
Support Resources

Tumblebook Cloud
  Professional eBooks
ASCD Book Shellf ASCD Education Collection Book Shelf
Professional Education (BCPS Database)

A "virtual shelf" of eBooks from the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development featuring a wide range of popular titles and new favorites to address the ongoing professional development needs of today's educators.
* Includes ISTE titles supporting our BCPS S.T.A.T. initiative.


Gale Virtual Reference Library
Professional Education (BCPS Database)
Snapshot & Support Resources

The GVRL "virtual shelf" includes professional education titles, found under Subject menu, heading: Education.
AASL Standards in Action Essential Questions Handbook Essential Questions Handbook

Library Media Specialists' Professional Books:

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