Children’s Databases


Brainfuse HelpNow  Remote / In Library
HelpNow offers live tutor access for homework help, skills building and test preparation where after taking a quiz, the user can connect directly to a live tutor from the test center without having to return to the main page.
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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.

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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