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Resources for Children 

 

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Use your library card number to access these resources.
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Adult help will be needed with these resources.

Books & Reading, preschool - 6th Grade

  • BookFlix
  • - BookFlix is an interactive experience that allows beginning readers to explore fiction and non-fiction designed to increase understanding and fluency. Increase comprehension and have fun at the same time!
  • TumbleBooks - interactive read aloud website.  Pre-K - 5th grade.
  • TumbleBookCloud Jr. - gr. 3 - 6. Fun and customizable reading experience.  The Read-Along format is flexible and adjustable to each child's needs.
  • TumbleTalkingBooks - online audiobooks. Click on Children to see books suitable for younger listeners.
  • e-books for K-8 - Fiction and nonfiction books you can read online - for school and for fun. Some can be downloaded using Adobe Digital Editions.
  • Novelist K-8 Plus - Find out what books you & your child like to read.
  • Something About the Author - Covers the lives and works of authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.

Homework & Enrichment, Preschool - 2nd Grade

  • Kids Infobits - research for K-5 students. "Easy" is K-2; "More difficult is gr.3-5.
  • eLibrary Elementary -  books & articles, photos, maps, radio & TV transcripts, etc. to help children in grades K-9 find needed information.
  • SIRS Discoverer - research (articles, maps, & photos) geared towards children in grades K-9.
  • Early World of Learning - A wealth of resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades.
  • World Book Kids - content and tools developed especially for young students.

Third Grade - Sixth Grade

  • Culturegrams - click on Kids Edition. Perfect cultural information for upper elementary.
  • Infotrac Junior Edition - Periodical database designed for students in middle school with access to a variety of magazines, newspapers and reference books.
  • Opposing Viewpoints covering today's hottest social issues,this database allows students to research, analyze and organize information for a variety of assignments.
  • Sirs Discoverer - Database of articles, books, video, audio on all topics for students grades K - 9.

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