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Talking Books for Kids


Pre-loaded with content for kids, designed with a simple, easy-to-use interface, and 100 percent secure, Launchpad tablets are made to be passed from one set of hands to the next.

No download time. No need for Wi-Fi. Access to powerful content is simple as turning on each device — anytime, anywhere.

Each Launchpad is custom curated with a high-quality, ad-free content. Content is grouped by age, grade level, subject area and theme. Subject area packs include English language arts, math, science, language learning, critical thinking and creativity. Themed learning packs include princesses, animals, transportation, dinosaurs, space and more.

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Vox Books

Vox Books are printed books that provide full professional audio narration using a unique audio reader attached to the book. The permanently attached Vox Reader transforms an ordinary print book into an all-in-one read-along. There’s no need for computers, tablets or CDs. Children simply push a button to listen and read.

Vox Books combine picture books and non-fiction with audio recordings that capture children’s attention and make learning and literacy development fun. Studies have shown that Vox Books users improve their reading comprehension by 75 percent and improve their reading accuracy by over 50 percent.

Vox Books may be checked out by patrons of all ages and have a regular lending term of 28 days with up to four renewals if there are no other holds.

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Wonderbooks are print books with a ready-to-play audiobooks inside. Kids will press play to read along with their favorite books and then switch to learning mode for literacy learning and fun.

Wonderbooks include:

  • One-touch power and reset buttons
  • Easy-to-use play controls for kids
  • Outside-facing speaker for high quality audio performance
  • Headphone jack for independent listening
  • Micro-USB charging port, the standard for Android devices
  • Read-along and Learning Mode provide two Wonderbook experiences

After reading along, kids can switch Wonderbook into Learning Mode to keep talking about the book they just read.

  • Fun, narrator-led question and answer session
  • Open-ended, educator-vetted questions about the story they just read
  • A powerful way to teach parents how to dialogue with their children about books

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