Great Books Plus is an iOS app that supports student learning and engagement with Great Books while offering classroom management tools and analytics. Enjoy all the features and benefits of Great Books programs, plus so much more!

Great Books Plus is also a great app for an individual to read all of the digital Great Books titles published by the Great Books Foundation. Book Discussion groups can use the collaboration features of Great Books Plus to share notes and discuss books inside the app.

Works with Your iOS Technology
- Read and annotate your favorite Great Books title right on your iPad or iPhone
- Read and work offline (work syncs when user goes back online)
- Integrates with your school’s LTI-compliant LMS (optional)

Manage Your Classroom or Book Group
- Create and manage class or book group rosters
- Make and share assignments

View Student Analytics
- Track reading progress
- Note number of minutes spent reading
- View number of notes made and shared

Customize Your Lessons
- Upload related videos
- Show images, maps, and informational graphics
- Add additional texts or instructional support

Annotation Tools
- Highlight text with contrasting colors
- Write or draw with a pen tool
- Type comments and questions

Respond to Student Work
- View and grade student work
- Respond to questions and comments
- Give individual or whole-class feedback

Interactive Student Support
- Listen to professional audio recordings
- Access glossary of unfamiliar words
- Submit work for review or feedback
- Share questions and annotations with individuals or group
- Respond to classmates’ questions and teacher feedback

Enriched Teacher's Editions
- Embedded links take teachers to useful resources
- Instructional tips and demonstration videos can be played right from the app
- Professional audio recording of each story is provided on page 1 of each selection

What’s New

Version 1.3

-Bug fixes and performance improvement

Ratings and Reviews

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App Privacy

The developer, Great Books Foundation, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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