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Kid-Oriented Databases

21st Century Explorer - - (at home Click Here)
Choose reading Level 1 or Level 2. Includes:
Compton's by Britannica or Britannica Student Encyclopedia;
Britannica Concise Encyclopedia; Journals and Magazines; The Web's Best Sites; Videos; Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus

(formerly TumbleTalkingBooks)
You can download the books to any PC/MAC laptop, notebook, desktop, and to Android tablets. Downloads are for a 90-day loan period and you may borrow as many books at the same time as you like!

Britannica Online for Kids - (at home Click Here) An Encyclopedia for the younger set.

Grolier Online Kids - (at home Click Here)
Encyclopedias, altas, dictionaries. Explore subject area links along the left hand side of the homepage.

Kids InfoBits - K-5
Magazine & newspaper articles for grades K-5.
Current evernt, science, history, etc.

NoveList K-8 Plus is designed especially for younger readers. It has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for kids in grades K-8. In addition to finding the right books that appeal to each reader's interests and match their reading level, you can use it to find books that meet Common Core State Standards.. k-8+

SCIENCEFLIX - (at home Click Here)
ScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven, leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9.

Sesame Street eBooks - (at home Click Here)
The Sesame Street eBook Reader displays eBook content in your Internet browser just like it appears in a printed book. There are 4 different kinds of eBooks: read along books, audio books, animated books, and interactive books.

Perfect for students who love nonfiction and learning facts. Combines conventional e-books with video clips and adds links to Grolier online encyclopedia articles, profiles of important people, primary sources, stories, poems, charts and tables, and multimedia.

TumbleBook Library
Animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.

TumbleBookCloud Junior
An online collection of read-along titles geared towards Grades 3-8. Read-Alongs are great for emergent and reluctant readers, and as an excellent tool for ESL.

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