E-Resources for Kids
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Early Learning and Literacy
BookFlix – Ideal for grades Pre-K through third, this resource features children’s picturebooks read aloud in video form paired with related nonfiction read alouds.
TumbleBooks – A collection of animated storybooks for young readers to enjoy.
ABCmouse – With 5,000+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-7+). From Age of Learning, Inc.
Books and Reading
NoveList K-8 – Book information and recommendations for youth in grades K-8. Novelist makes it easy to find the kind of books you will love!
Overdrive Kids eReading Room – Children’s eBooks and eAudiobooks from our Overdrive collection for use on iOS, Android, Kindle, and other mobile devices and eReaders.
Biography Reference Center – Biographies for contemporary and historical people.
General Resources & Homework Help
Academic Search Complete – Full text articles on every subject.
Brainfuse HelpNow – Great for students K-12. Get help from a live tutor, organize an online study group with friends, and other amazing tools to learn and build skills.
Britannica School Edition – Learn about any subject with content for all grades and all reading abilities K-12. Find articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended Web sites.
Explora – Elementary School – Articles, essays, and primary source documents in all subject areas for K-5th grade student research.
Explora – Middle School – Articles, essays, and primary source documents in all subject areas for 6-8th grade student research.
Points of View Reference Center – Pro and con articles on popular controversial subjects.
Social Studies Fact Cards – Useful for reports on missions, Native Americans, or explorers.
Newspapers and Magazines
Articles from Magazines, Newspapers, and Journals (EBSCO MasterFile) – Thousands of magazines, journals, and newspapers. Requires library card log-in.
Articles from Newspapers (ProQuest) – Over 500 national and international newspapers. Requires library card log-in.
Zinio – Hundreds of popular magazines available right from your screen, tablet, or smartphone
Updated August 2018