Amazing Animals of the World is a very colorful and interesting resource for elementary school students and above. It provides information on different animal species for reports and also includes learning games such as the "Jungle Jumble."
Learn about the history, geography, economics, government, and culture of each state, plus Puerto Rico and the major territories. Look up state symbols, and find articles on famous people and places. Check out the games section and test your knowledge of state capitals, famous Americans, and more.
This collection contains searchable full text for more than thirteen hundred popular nonfiction books for elementary school students. The database includes high-interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics, and more.
BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
Find information on more than 200 countries around the world and learn about the 50 states. The Kids Edition features more than 80 country reports written for elementary students with easy-to-understand information and fun facts. Check out the recipe collection containing five recipes from each country.
The Early World of Learning has stories, games, and more to help you learn new things! Explore Trek's World and learn fun facts, too!
Kids of all ages will love searching for answers to their questions with this fun, easy-to-use resource which contains magazine articles, newspaper articles, reference books, pictures, maps, audio and video clips, TV and radio transcripts, and links to carefully selected websites.
Encyclopedia Britannica for Kids offers a fun way to gain new knowledge. Students will find it easy to conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects. From one page, you can link to encyclopedias, Britannica-approved Web sites, and a Student Center with “How To” guides for school reports, an atlas, biographies, multimedia, and other learning materials.
Elementary students can search for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports, and more. It includes easy-to-understand articles from over one hundred children's magazines, newspapers, and reference books.
Kids Search provides access to books and encyclopedias, magazine and newspaper articles, and photos and video clips for elementary and middle school students. Lexile limiters (reading level) are included.
A fun and educational encyclopedia of countries, cultures, and current events. Each article describes a country's land, people, economy, history, and government. Check out the current news stories, atlas, and educational games including puzzles and brain teasers.
Live Homework Help connects students with expert tutors for live, one-on-one help with homework assignments. Use Live Homework Help from your home computer or inside the Library to complete your homework assignments and improve your grades. Available seven days a week for English and Spanish-speaking students in grades K-12 from noon to midnight. In addition, the Skills Center is open 24/7 and offers thousands of worksheets, tutorials, study guides, practice tests, and more.
Live Homework Help is available on iOS.
Mango's online language learning system focuses on teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. Each lesson combines real-life situations and audio from native speakers with an easy-to-follow interface and simple, clear instructions. Mango Basic offers Arabic, Cantonese Chinese, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Levantine Arabic, Norwegian, Pashto, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, ESL Arabic, ESL Cantonese Chinese, ESL French, ESL German, ESL Greek, ESL Italian, ESL Japanese, ESL Korean, ESL Mandarin Chinese, ESL Russian, and ESL Vietnamese. Mango Complete, for students who want to learn beyond the basics, offers Brazilian Portuguese, Cantonese Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Levantine Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, Norwegian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, ESL Brazilian Portuguese, ESL French, ESL German, ESL Greek, ESL Italian, ESL Korean, ESL Mandarin Chinese, ESL Polish, and ESL Spanish.
MUZZY Online offers children an opportunity to learn new languages through an interactive, self-directed program. Languages included are English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
In this resource you will find the National Geographic Kids magazine 2009-present (3 month embargo), two hundred National Geographic Kids books, and five hundred kid-friendly, downloadable images. It offers endless opportunities for kids to explore their world and instills a love of learning, nature, and other cultures.
Need help finding good books to read? Novelist K-8 helps kids and young teens do just that! Use your favorite books and authors to find new adventures! If you can't think of a book you've liked in the past, simply choose a topic of interest and explore lists of recommended books. NoveList K-8 Plus includes both fiction and nonfiction titles. Teachers will find thematic units and other resources for incorporating fiction and nonfiction into the classroom, as well.
OverDrive has a specially-designed site that only includes eBooks, audiobooks, and picture books for kids. The eBooks can be downloaded to your computer and put on an eReader (like Kindle) or listening devices like an MP3 player or iPod. OverDrive also offers a Help section to answer your questions.
Searchasaurus provides access to a dictionary, an encyclopedia, magazine articles, and an image library for elementary and middle school students. Lexile limiters (reading level) are included.
TrueFlix offers the award-winning True Books content to help students build literacy skills as they learn about a variety of subjects. All of the 47 True Book titles are accompanied by related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text.
TumbleBook Library is a collection of animated talking picture books for children. TumbleBook Library also has children's audiobooks and read-along books, and offers some titles in foreign languages.
Explore easy-to-understand encyclopedia articles, as well as links to related websites and magazine articles. An atlas is also included. Entries incorporate sounds, pictures, videos, and animations to make the information come alive. This resource is great for students of all ages.