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Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.
A leading reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe.
A resource from World Book recommended for early elementary. Follow Trek and Taffy the cat around the world learning about colors, numbers and other fun things. Strengthen reading foundations with stories, activities and videos. Explore the Know It encyclopedia designed especially for early readers. Includes materials for educators.
Students, find the answers you need from more than 130 magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps, images and more! You'll need your library card number in order to use this database.
A bilingual visual dictionary from World Book including thousands of images and more than 12,000 labels in the categories of Arts, History and Government, People, Places, Plants and Animals, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, and World Religions. Also includes a World of Animals section. To change the language to English, select the Ingles button at the top right of the page.
Access America the Beautiful, Lands and People, The New Book of Popular Science, The New Book of World Knowledge amd Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. You'll need your library card number in order to use this database.
A database developed especially for beginning researchers featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface
Michigan eLibrary Kids page. Good stuff for school, funny poems, silly songs, books to read or listen to, Michigan facts, and lots of other cool info. It's all here!
Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, Common Core standards; even books made into movies, and much more.
PebbleGo Animals, Earth and Space, Biographies, and Social Studies are intended for early elementary students. Each database features expertly-leveled text and navigation specifically designed for your beginning researchers. Enriched with spoken-word audio, text highlighting and audio and video clips, PebbleGo builds a foundation of research skills for every learner.You will need your library card to access this database.
Offers courses in 30 languages with opportunities to read, write, listen, and speak.
ScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven, leveled content with interactive features and intuitive navigation to make a highly engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9.
Helps students in grades 1-9 develop their research, writing, language, and computer skills.
TumbleBooks Premium is your family's answer to building reading, math and multiple literacy skills in one website. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, playlists, books in languages other than English (such as French and Spanish), as well as graphic novels and math stories. To access TumbleBooks Premium, you will need a valid Westland library card. You don't need a library card to access the TumbleBooks Book of the Day!
Recommended for young learners. Contains eight major subject categories: Arts, History and Government, People, Places, Plants and Animals, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, World Religions. Has three sets of activities divided into: Make It! Think It! and Be It! Has full-featured pictures, sounds and videos. Also includes a section for teachers.
ALA Great Websites for Kids
"Great sites for Kids from the American Library Association, including a site of the month and links by category (Animals, Sciences, The Arts, Mathematics and Computers, etc.)."
CIA - The World Factbook
"Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world countries."
DK Find Out
A free online encyclopedia for kids that covers animals and nature, dinosaurs and prehistoric life, Earth, history, the human body, language arts, math, music, art and literature, science, space, transportation and more.
"...over 18 thousand award-winning Web pages exploring hundreds of different [science] topics..."
"Fact Monster and its Homework Center have unbeatable reference materials, fun facts and features, and individualized homework help."
Kids Click is a web search engine for kids, maintained by librarians at the Colorado State Library.
Math Homework Help
Watch videos on addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
James Patterson's ReadKiddoRead
Suggestions for what to read for age groups 0-8, 6 & up, 8 & up, and 10 & up.
SuperKids Math Worksheet Creator
Have you ever wondered where to find math drill worksheets? Make your own at SuperKids. Simply select the type of problem, the maximum and minimum numbers to be used in the problems, then click on the button! A worksheet will be created to your specifications, ready to be printed for use.