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Activities to explore, play, read and draw for pre-K through second grade

Encyclopedia articles about people, places and things with pictures, maps, videos and activities.

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Spanish-language encyclopedia articles, images, and interactive materials for early readers of Spanish.

Provides access to information from magazines and books on many topics for elementary students

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Full-text articles from 120+ children’s magazines, reference sources and newspapers

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161,000 multimedia resources, including high-quality full-length videos, video clips, images, audio files, interactives, maps and science experiments.

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

Contains articles, videos, and activities. Animals / Animales includes range maps for amphibians, animal behavior, dinosaurs, fish, mammals, and more. Science covers many topics such as weather, plants, simple machines, and technology.

This extensive list of actors, American Indians, explorers, scientists and women are a few categories found in this content rich resource. Young learners will find the navigation simple yet engaging and a wealth of information for research projects.

Designed for readers and educators

Contains over 1,400 read-aloud storybooks, chapter books, graphic novels, songs, and National Geographic videos. Books are available in English, Spanish, and French.

K-6 math eBook database

K-12 Student Center with Live Homework Help, Write Tutor Center, Test Prep Center, Skills Center, Resource Library

Includes articles on a variety of topics including personal finance and debate preparation, biographies, videos, games, science experiments, maps and flags, and homework help.

Includes articles on a variety of subjects, videos, games, timelines, science projects, maps and flags, and biographies.

Ebooks

Provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide — from Algeria to Zimbabwe. Entries provide 10-15 recipes for each group and include data on the agriculture and dietary habits of each group as well as an overview of each group’s nutrition and health.

Presents profiles of 193 countries of the world. Topics include climate, plants and animals, population and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, government, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, and famous people.

Presents profiles of the 50 states of the nation, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US dependencies. Topics include climate, plants and animals, populationan and ethnic groups, religions, transportation, history, state and local governments, political parties, judicial system, economy, education, arts, media, tourism, sports, and famous people.

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