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Pre-K & Elementary Databases | Middle School Databases | Kids Websites


Pre-K & Elementary Databases

BookFlix

BookFlix

(Grades PreK - 3) 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!

Britannica Learning Zone

Britannica School - Learning Zone

(Grades PreK – 2) School code is mel5. Activity-centered learning to explore, play, read, and build technology skills. Letters, numbers, geography, shapes and much more are included.

Britannica Elementary

Britannica School - Elementary

(Grades 3 – 4) Britannica Elementary is for grades 3-4. School code is MeL5. Find information on countries, animals, and people in articles, media, and a world atlas. Watch and learn with videos, games, and activities.

CultureGrams Kids

CultureGrams Kids

CultureGrams Kids delivers an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

Early World of Learning

Early World of Learning

(Grades PreK – 3) 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.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

(Grades PreK – 5) 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.

Grolier Online

Grolier Online

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.

Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits

(Grades PreK – 5) Especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Kids Infobits

MeL Kids

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!

Novelist K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, State standards; even books made into movies, and much more.

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks Premium

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!

World Book Kids

World Book Kids

(Grades PreK – 5) Contains nine content categories: Pictures and Videos, World of Animals, Activities, Maps and More, Games, Important People, Compare Places, Science Projects, and Dictionary.

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Britannica Middle

Britannica School - Middle

(Grades 5 – 7) Homework help and discovery learning. School code is MeL5. Explore maps, photos, articles, famous people and places, compare countries, and tour the U.S.A.

CultureGrams

CultureGrams

CultureGrams is a primary source reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. CultureGrams goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

(Grades PreK – 5) 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.

Grolier Online

Grolier Online

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.

Kids Infobits

MeL Kids

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!

Novelist K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, State standards; even books made into movies, and much more.

Research in Context

Research in Context

(Grades 6 – 8) Includes Literature, Science, Social Studies, and U.S. and World History.

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone

Offers courses in 30 languages with opportunities to read, write, listen, and speak.

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ABCya

ABCya

www.abcya.com/

ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities

ALA Great Websites for Kids website

ALA Great Websites for Kids

gws.ala.org

Websites recommended by the American Library Association, including a Site of the Week. Categories include: Animals, The Arts, History & Biography, Literature & Languages, Mathematics & Computers, Reference Desk, Sciences, and Social Sciences.

Bookworm for Kids website

Bookworm for Kids

www.bookworm4kids.com

"Bookworm For Kids is a resource for teachers, parents, grandparents, and all others interested in encouraging children to love reading. All listed books are highly recommended."

CIA - The World Factbook

CIA - The World Factbook

www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

"Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world countries."

DK Find Out

DK Find Out

www.dkfindout.com/us/

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.

Fact Monster's website

Fact Monster

www.factmonster.com

"Fact Monster and its Homework Center have unbeatable reference materials, fun facts and features, and individualized homework help."

Math Homework Health

Math Homework Help

school.discoveryeducation.com/homeworkhelp

Master the basics of mathematics of numbers and number operations. Videos and tutorials explain basic operations and help with the mastery of math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division—essential building blocks for success in mathematics.

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James Patterson's ReadKiddoRead

www.readkiddoread.com/index

Suggestions for what to read for age groups 0-8, 6 & up, 8 & up, and 10 & up.

SIRS Discoverer

SuperKids Math Worksheet Creator

www.superkids.com/aweb/tools/math/

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.

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