Online Databases For Kids
       
  Britannica

 

 

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  CountryWatch Youth Edition



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  Encyclopedia Americana

 

 

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  Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

 

 

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  Junior Edition - K12 (InfoTrac)   

 

 

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  Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia

 

 

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  Grolier Online Passport

 

 

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  Kids InfoBits (Gale)

 

 

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  Kids Search (EBSCO)

 

 

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  Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)

 

Middle Search Plus provides full text for 140 popular magazines for middle and jr. high school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,074 biographies, 86,135 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.

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  New Book of Knowledge

 

The New Book of Knowledge is published by Scholastic Library Publishing, Inc., from The New Book of Knowledge database, a 7-million-word repository of text and images maintained by the encyclopedia's editorial staff. NBK was engineered by Grolier Interactive.

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  Primary Search

 

Primary Search provides full text for more than 60 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost which includes Animals

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  Searchasaurus (EBSCO)

 

Searchasaurus is EBSCO Publishing's user search experience for users in elementary or middle schools. Complete with erupting volcanoes, dinosaur guide and compass, Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages young researchers to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. They will be riveted by the colorful, animated interface as they gather information on a wide range of topics. Searchasaurus offers Lexile limiters (reading level), making it easy for young patrons to read and research only appropriately challenging materials.

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  Sesame Street - EBook


 

You can make story time extra engaging with bright pages, audio narration, interactivity, animation, and more. You'll get access to more than one hundred eBooks to read online. New eBooks will be added to your bookshelf periodically throughout the year so you'll always have something new to look forward to.

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  Scholastic Bookflix

 

BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction from Children’s Press and other trusted Scholastic imprints. It is published by Scholastic Inc. BookFlix was developed in collaboration with Weston Woods Studios and engineered by Grolier Interactive.

 

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  Scholastic FreedomFlix

 

FreedomFlix is an online resource that combines eBooks with reading supports and a deep and diverse collection of related videos, images, Web links, and text. FreedomFlix is based on the Cornerstones of Freedom print series published by Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Library Publishing. FreedomFlix is published by Scholastic Inc., with editorial development, content management, and engineering provided by Scholastic Digital Learning Solutions.

 

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  Scholastic Trueflix

 

TrueFlix is an online resource that combines award-winning True Books content with reading supports and a deep and diverse collection of related videos, images, Web links, and text. TrueFlix is based on the True Books print series published by Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Library Publishing. TrueFlix is published by Scholastic Inc., with editorial development, content management, and engineering provided by Scholastic Digital Learning Solutions.

 

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  Student Reference Center (EBSCO)

 

EBSCO's Student Research Center makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type - -magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.

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  Student Resource Center - Bronze (Gale)

 

A fully integrated database containing thousands of curriculum-targeted primary documents, biographies, topical essays, background information, critical analyses, full-text coverage of over 750 magazines, newspapers, over 20,000 photographs and illustrations, and more than 8 hours of audio and video clips.

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  TOPICsearch

 

This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in todays classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 92,700 articles from more than 2,500 diverse sources, including more than 1,550 full text periodicals.

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  Tumblebooks

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An online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games, and teacher resources.

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  World Book Encyclopedia

 

World Book Research Librariestakes users to a another part of the World Book Online Reference Center containing a collection of research libraries. The libraries form a huge collection of original source material and the works of great thinkers and writers. The content of the libraries provides great research support for students using the World Book Online Reference Center. There are libraries in the areas of World History; U. S. History; Social Science; Science and Mathematics; Political Science and Law; Philosophy and Religion; Literature; and Language. Subscribers may have access to all eight libraries, or to various combinations of libraries. Each collection has constant access to its own help file.

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