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Databases For Kids


Listings starting with A

American National Biography

Profiles of thousands of people who have influenced United States history. Includes illustrations, useful links, and a powerful search engine.


Listings starting with B

Biography in Context

Biographical information on more than 185,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.

BookFLIX

Scholastic pairs favorite and familiar picture books with informative nonfiction books. For pre-K through grade 2.

Britannica Online

Information from the Encyclopedia Britannica, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, the Britannica Book of the Year, and selected websites.


Listings starting with C

Creativebug

More than 1,000 art and craft video classes taught by design experts and artists.
Mobile App Available*

CultureGrams Kids World Edition

A resource designed to help children of all ages learn about cultural and historical information, including climate, population, languages, holidays, education, and government for 50 countries.


Listings starting with H

HelpNow from Brainfuse

Take practice tests, live online tutoring, access a rich library of study tools, submit written work for review, join classmates/colleagues in virtual meeting rooms for collaborative learning.


Listings starting with L

Literature Resource Center

Access biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors and titles from every age and literary discipline.


Listings starting with M

Mango Languages

Learn a new language by listening and repeating phrases from real life conversations. Languages include Spanish, French, Italian, Greek, Russian, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Polish and Japanese.
Mobile App Available*


Listings starting with N

Novelist K-8 Plus

Reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for kids in grades K-8.


Listings starting with P

Peterson’s Test Prep

Testing assistance powered by Peterson’s for standardized AP/college prep tests, career certification, citizenship tests, and other exams. Research college/graduate schools and tuition assistance. Get advice on careers, resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and networking. Brush up on basic reading, writing, and math skills.


Listings starting with S

Scholastic GO!

More than 115,000 articles from seven Scholastic encyclopedias: Americana, Grolier Multimedia, The New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.

Science in Context

Contains hundreds of today’s most significant science topics, showcasing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues.

SIRS Discoverer

For elementary and middle school students; includes thousands of selected magazine and newspaper articles and U.S. government documents on a wide variety of subjects and current events.

Student Resources in Context

Essays; full-text magazine, journal, and newspaper articles; as well as photographs and other resources for students in grades 6 through 12.


Listings starting with T

TrueFLIX

Videos are paired with books about real-life events and topics, including disasters, space, and the human body. Each book can be listened to as well as read. For grades 3 through 6.


Listings starting with U

U.S. History in Context

Complete overview of U.S. history, full-text articles from respected reference sources, video and audio clips, and more than 5,000 primary source documents.

US Geological Survey

From the the science arm of the Department of the Interior, science-based information on ecosystems, land use, energy and mineral resources, natural hazards, water use and availability, and updated maps and images of the Earth’s features.


Listings starting with W

World Book Discover

Easy-to-read articles on topics of interest for reluctant readers, ELL, ESL, and adult literacy students. Offers text-to-speech feature and automatic translation into 14 languages. Includes practical Life Skills section.

World Book Dramatic Learning

Classroom plays and reader’s theater promote independent learning and group collaboration. Includes activities, mini-inquiry projects, and self-assessment tools.

World Book Early World of Learning

For pre-schoolers and children in early grades; uses narrated stories and interactive games to help youngsters build vocabulary, comprehension, and phonics fluency.


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