Exploring the Classics: Gateways to the Past September 27 2015, 0 Comments

The Iliad. Don Quixote. The Scarlet Letter. Great Expectations. Many high school students have groaned in despair seeing these titles on their class syllabi.

The Mathematician, the White Rabbit, and the Looking Glass January 30 2015, 0 Comments

Ever since he was young, Carroll reached into his imagination to create poems and short stories, reaching publication success in magazine and at publishing houses over the years. But his famous tales of Wonderland did not come into being until 1856 when Henry Liddell became dean of Christ Church, bringing along with him his three children: Harry, Lorina, Edith…and Alice.

Making History: The Disability Visibility Project January 10 2015, 0 Comments

History moves along day by day, with headlines and stories around the world capturing attention. But the Disability Visibility Project, in partnership with StoryCorps, is making a permanent mark on history and bringing awareness to the disabled community.

Adirondack Murray and His Mountain Tales December 16 2014, 0 Comments

Sparkling sunrises over white-capped peaks. Warm, rosy alpenglow sunsets. Deep blue rivers carved between mountains, and rich green trees dotting the surrounding slopes. This is a place of great beauty, engulfing peace, and invitations to adventure.

Megan's Story: Unlocking the Imagination December 06 2014, 0 Comments

Growing up, Megan was a smart kid. She understood math concepts, grasped history, and understood verbal lectures well. She even liked to invent her own stories. And yet she struggled with low grades all through elementary and high school.

A Ghostly Book of Whimsy, Warmth, and Redemption November 25 2014, 0 Comments

In the preface of the timeless classic A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens greets his readers: “I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me. May it haunt their houses pleasantly, and no one wish to lay it.”

Stay Informed Through Accessible Newspapers and Magazines November 11 2014, 0 Comments

In addition to thousands of current, classic, and educational books, Bookshare is bringing newspapers and magazines into the realm of accessible literature. All are available to qualifying Bookshare members and are fully compatible with the Open LORE Read.

Unlocking the Classics: Accessible E-book Versions November 10 2014, 0 Comments

Check out Open LORE’s classic e-book library for the premium reading experience on Open LORE Read and original artwork, and visit for tens of thousands of classic titles.

Accessible Textbooks Available From Bookshare November 06 2014, 0 Comments

Bookshare's library covers every level from Pre-Kindergarten to Adult Education and every subject area, from English and History to Math and Science. Providing these texts and tools, Bookshare and Open LORE seek to help all learners overcome reading challenges.

Popular Books Available on Bookshare November 04 2014, 0 Comments

All of these current top books and thousands more are available in accessible e-book form on Bookshare and are fully compatible with Open LORE Read software. Both companies continue towards the same mission: helping all readers, regardless of challenges, unlock their full reading potential.