CultureGrams Online links you to all CultureGrams editions, including World, Kids, and States. Exclusive online features include: photo gallery, maps, biographies, videos and slideshows, and a unique recipe collection that offers five authentic recipes for every country in the database.
Explora for Primary Schools, EBSCO’s new periodical interface, will help you discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.[Ebsco]
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas. [Ebsco]
Mango Little Pim is a new service provided by Mango Languages that is designed for kids! Includes Russian, German, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Hebrew, English, Spanish, and French.
Middle Search Plus provides full text for nearly 140 popular magazines or 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 84,774 biographies, 100,554 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 202,164 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost. [Ebsco]
NoveList K-8 Plus is aimed at helping younger readers find fiction and nonfiction they want to read - whether in a school setting or in public library childrens' rooms. Full-text reviews from sources like School Library Journal and Booklist are available for many titles. NoveList K-8 has all of the searching features contained in NoveList and allows users to search by author, title, series, theme or topic. [Ebsco]
Primary Search provides full text for nearly 70 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. [Ebsco]
Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.
Tumble Book Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games, and teacher resources.
World Almanac for Kids provides resources for homework, reports and projects. Kids can explore grade-appropriate topics in a fun format while developing online research skills with a trusted source. [Facts on File]
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World Book Web is the online version of the World Book Encyclopedia that includes all of the articles in the 22-volume print set plus 8,000 more online articles. Additional features include pictures and maps; sounds and videos.
Writer's Reference Center provides users with a convenient one-stop location for all of the tools necessary to write and research effectively. From the mechanics of writing and grammar to style and research, this indispensable online resource thoroughly covers the fundamentals of quality writing and provides a wealth of vocabulary-building reference dictionaries, and examines numerous thematic areas. An in-depth grammar section defines grammatical terms and gives examples of use, while another section explains the meaning and usage of frequently confused words. Writing resources teach users how best to write and revise their work.[Facts on File]