BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration!
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TumbleBooks is a collection of animated, talking picture books, with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles . You can also find Tumble Puzzles & Games that help develop reading and language skills.
Read the Books
Read the Books can be used by kids, parents, or teachers to discover new books, authors, series, or genres. It's a quick and easy way to find interesting books for children and young adults based on topic, grade level, or time period.
Use your library card to access these research databases.
is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to develop basic search techniques. Students will be riveted by the colorful, animated interface, complete with erupting volcanoes and a dinosaur guide, as they gather information on a wide range of topics.
Use Kids Search to find magazine articles, biographies, images and more on a variety of topics for students in grades K-8. It is similar to Searchasaurus but includes more categories/topics to search (such as geography and languages arts) and more advanced search options.
Containing full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines, Primary Search
is designed specifically for elementary school libraries. Features Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, providing students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. This database provides thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags to aid kids in learning.
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