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Follett Offers Interactive ebook Platform for Free to Schools

 As the number of school closures mount due to the spread of COVID-19, Follett (opens in new tab) today announced it is partnering with Weigl Publishers, Inc. to offer Lightbox, a PreK-12 interactive ebook platform, and AV2 World Languages, a K-3 ebook program, free of charge (opens in new tab) to schools worldwide through June 30.

Lightbox (opens in new tab) uses video, audio, and text to explore content aligned with national and state standards, offering more than 1,000 titles in subjects such as science, language arts, and mathematics.

Each of the Lightbox titles features learning reinforced through slideshows, activities, quizzes, vocabulary, and at-home printable worksheets, as well as Google Maps to provide further context.

Intended for visual learners and striving readers, AV2 World Languages (opens in new tab) is a collection of 1,000 audio ebooks comprised of 100 titles in 10 languages. The program creates an immersive language-learning experience while supporting diversity and multiculturalism.

Those interested in the free offer should register here (opens in new tab). Lightbox and AV2 World Languages can be accessed by educators, parents, and students on all devices. No special set up is required, and support is available by calling (815) 759-1700.

To view a video from one school’s (Cotton Creek School in Island Lake, Ill.) use of Lightbox, visit (opens in new tab).

To view the AV2 World Languages program, visit (opens in new tab).