Spark Reading, a K-6 Canadian digital library

Meet Spark Reading, a digital library designed for your K-6 Canadian classroom. With over 900 recognizable titles, Canadian and Indigenous content, and features to support your literacy goals, Spark will help you ignite a love of reading in your classroom.

Ideal for interactive read-alouds, shared, guided or independent reading, Spark is filled with books you and your students will love.

  • Over 700 English little books
  • Over 20% Canadian authors and content 
  • A significant amount of Indigenous content
  • Over 130 decodable books (Fiction & Nonfiction)
  • More than 120 French little books
  • All books have been reviewed through a DE&I lens

Features You and Your Students Will Enjoy

Inside Spark, you'll also find thoughtful features designed to support you and engage your students in ways that make reading fun and impactful. Watch the "What's New with Spark Reading" video to see the latest features coming in September 2023. 

  • Real voice audio recordings (Including French narrators) 
  • Sentence highlighting
  • Listen to Myself Reading (student self-assessment) 
  • Access to all the books anytime, anywhere
  • 2-3 interactive activities per book 
  • A Teaching Notes page for every book
  • Analytics to support formative assessments
  • Detailed search functionality 
  • Annotation tools (Teacher & Student) (Available Sept 2023)
  • Book Collections (Available Sept 2023)
  • Add or Delete Co-teachers (Available Sept 2023)
  • English or French Interface (Available Sept 2023)

Use the tabs above to explore Spark and learn more about how this uniquely Canadian resource can help you nurture a love of reading in your classroom.

Welcome to Spark Reading

Watch "Welcome to Spark Reading" Video


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