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 biographies of contemporary and historical figures worldwide. Read more...

Britannica Library for Children

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Britannica Library for Children provides the trusted name and information people have come to expect from Encyclopedia Britannica in a kid-friendly format. Read more...

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 history, people and culture of the countries of the world, including descriptions, images, timelines, maps, flags, f Read more...

CultureGrams States Edition

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CultureGrams States Edition is an engaging resource created to introduce elementary and middle school children to all 50 states through colorful, easy-to-read reports. Read more...

Digital Downloads for Kids

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Digital Downloads for Kids offers access to thousands of online audio, print and video titles. 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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eLibrary is a user-friendly general reference that provides a multimedia introduction to internet research for novices, including middle and high school students. Read more...

Explora Primary Schools

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Explora Primary Schools provides a safe, trustworthy environment especially for elementary school students (grades K-5) to look up facts for class projects or homework.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

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Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia is the online version of the acclaimed encyclopedia of the same name, considered to be one of the best reference works on animals ever published. 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...

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...

Ohio As America

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Ohio as America is an interactive electronic textbook resource for fourth- and eighth-grade social studies, designed to align with Ohio's New Learning Standards for Social Studies. 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...

Primary Search

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Find magazine articles specifically for elementary school students using Primary Search from EBSCOhost.

Scholastic BookFlix

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Scholastic BookFlix 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 integrates captivating informational videos with quality non-fiction books to improve literacy skills and build knowledge in science and social studies topics. Read more...

Sesame Street eBooks

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Sesame Street characters come to life in this online collection of read-along books, audiobooks, animated books and interactive books, all designed specifically around an early childhood curriculum.

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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TumbleBookCloud Junior is an online collection of read-along titles for elementary school students featuring text and audio narration on selected titles. 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. Read more...

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...