Children’s Databases

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Live Homework Help Remote/In Library
Live Homework Help® allows you to chat with a tutor in real time! Ask questions and get help on a variety of subjects. Share files, websites, and a virtual whiteboard with the tutor as you master the concepts! Ages Kindergarten through 12th Grade, Adult Learner and College Prep.
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Explora Elementary School Remote / In Library
Explora makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type – magazines, books, photos, etc.  Includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.   All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990. To log in: enter your library card number.
• Search for articles, news and more using a single search box
• Browse popular topics by category to get research ideas
• Read Topic Overviews to gain the background information you need to start your research
• Limit results to articles that match your reading level
• Hear HTML articles read aloud with EBSCO’s Text-to-Speech feature
• Search among 60,000 videos from the Associated Press, the world’s leading news agency
• Save articles and searches to your own personal folder for easy retrieval
• Use EBSCO’s citation tool to properly cite sources in your research

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia   Remote/In Library
Powered by EBSCOhost, this database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas. To log in: enter your library card number.

Read the Books Remote/In Library
Lists of books by topic, grade, series, state awards, etc. Find books set in certain states or during different time periods. To log in: enter your library card number.

Novelist K-8 Remote/In Library
The power and quality of Novelist rolled into a junior version for kids in Kindergarten through 8th grade. Great for finding author read a-likes, other titles like a favorite book, books in a series, and award-winning books. Provides age-appropriate suggestions for all grade levels and abilities.

 

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