Research tools for kids

Check out these research tools just for kids.

Biography in Context

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Formerly known as Biography Resource Center, this database combines information from Gale's biographical reference books to provide over 415,000 biographies on nearly 325,000 contemporary and historic Read more...

Britannica Online for Kids

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Britannica Online for Kids provides the trusted name and information users come to expect from Encyclopedia Britannica, but in a kid-friendly format.

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

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The Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) is an excellent tool for evaluating and selecting children's books. Read more...

CultureGrams Kids Edition

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CultureGrams Kids Edition electronic library helps children of all ages explore the culture and history of 66 countries. Read more...

CultureGrams States Edition

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StateGramsTM Kids Edition electronic library is an engaging resource created to introduce elementary-age children to all 50 states.

Disney Digital Books from Digital Downloads

Disney Digital Books from Digital Downloads offers interactive eBooks for children featuring classic Disney stories and characters, such as Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, Bambi, Ariel, Hannah Montana, Read more...

Early World of Learning

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Early World of Learning is an online resource published by World Book specifically for preschoolers and children in the early elementary grades. Read more...

eLibrary

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This full-text database of magazines, newspapers, photos, and more is designed specifically for K-12 schools. Read more...

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

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Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia is the online version of the magnificent 17-volume encyclopedia of the same name. Read more...

Kids InfoBits

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Do you need to do research for a school project or homework assignment? Try Kids InfoBits, a reference database for kids in kindergarten through grade 5. Read more...

Kids Search

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Kids Search from EBSCOhost is designed especially for kids in grades K-5 with a child friendly interface. Read more...

Little Pim

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Little Pim is the award-winning language-learning software program designed especially for children ages 0-6. Read more...

National Geographic Magazine Archive

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National Geographic presents online the complete archive of the magazine, from its start in 1888 to 6 weeks ago. Read more...

NoveList K-8

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Discover popular books for young readers here! Browse hundreds of theme-oriented book lists for readers at all grade levels. Read more...

One More Story

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One More Story is a library of the best of children's classic and contemporary literature. Read more...

PebbleGo

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Perfect for K-3 researchers, PebbleGo makes learning fun and interactive for kids! Read more...

Primary Search

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Find magazine articles specifically for elementary school students using Primary Search from EBSCOhost. Go to Searchasaurus and look at the Encyclopedia of Animals. It's outstanding!

Readthebooks.com

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Here's a neat site for elementary and middle-school students to find a book for school or fun. Read more...

Scholastic BookFlix

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Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs video storybooks with non-fiction titles. This unique format allows children to watch a story and then learn more. Read more...

Scholastic TrueFlix

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Scholastic TrueFlix is an online literary resource that integrates captivating informational videos with quality non-fiction books. Read more...

Searchasaurus

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Searchasaurus from EBSCOhost is a magazine and newspaper index just for kids! It uses cartoons and simplified searching to help kids find information.

Sesame Street eBooks

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Sesame Street eBooks is an online collection of picture books featuring kids' favorite Sesame Street characters. Read more...

TumbleBook Library

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TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games, and teacher resources. Read more...

TumbleBookCloud Junior

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Formerly known as TumbleReadables, TumbleBookCloud Junior is an online collection of read-along titles for elementary school students featuring adjustable online text and audio narration on selected t Read more...

World Book Kids

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World Book Kids features content from the World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia and is designed especially for younger users, English-language learners, and reluctant readers. It has thousands of articles, colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps. A Spanish edition, La Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, is also available.

World Data Analyst

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World Data Analyst, from Encyclopædia Britannica, provides overviews of the world's countries, including snapshots of their current politics, religious life, economic life and population. Read more...