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Guide to Online Resources
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Tumble Book Library is a collection of animated picture books that teach children the joys of reading in an online format. This resource is most suitable for elementary students.

PebbleGo is a database designed specifically for students in grades K-3. Reading and research tools are included that are developmentally appropriate for teaching skills to emergent readers.



ABC-CLIO Provides 3 databases: World History (1500 to Modern Era), American History, and World Geography.

Britannica Online provides access to both the secondary and elementary versions of the encyclopedia .

Links to specific features:
Animal Kingdom
Learning zone
Discover the World-Interactive Maps
World Atlas
Spotlight Articles
Video Collection
Interactive Multimedia Learning


Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus which creates word maps with meanings and related words. Appropriate for all grade levels.

The Britannica Spanish Reference Center includes two Spanish encyclopedias provided by Encyclopedia Britannica, one for elementary and the other for secondary students.

Electronic Books are available to you as well!





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See what is happening at your local branch of the public library. Schedules include children's activities, community outreach and access to the catalog.


 Kids InfoBitsprovide more than 30 databases that include full-text articles from magazines, newspapers, and encyclopedias.