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AtoZ Maps Online

More than 100,000 downloadable maps! Perfect for school reports, school lesson plans, personal research projects, and business reports. AtoZ Maps Online will also adapt to the screen size of any desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

AtoZ the USA

Great for state reports, projects, and presentations! AtoZ the USA contains more than 115 country-based articles and 115 state articles for each of the 50 US states, five US territories, and the District of Columbia. Library patrons and students will find unmatched coverage of the country’s people, history, economy, geography, symbols, culture, and society.

AtoZ World Food

AtoZ World Food contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world in all course categories: appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and beverages. Additionally, AtoZ World Food covers food culture in six categories: National Cuisine, Regional Cuisine, Daily Meals, Dining Etiquette, Special Occasion Foods, and Food Trivia.

BrainPOP

Trusted learning resources, BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr., and BrainPOP ELL offer cross-curricular animated movies, learning games, interactive quizzes, primary source activities, and a breadth of additional resources for students in grades K-12. Its topics span Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Engineering & Tech, Health, and Arts & Music. Perfect for teachers, lesson plans, students and parents alike!

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos is organized so that students can find information quickly and easily. It includes more than 2,200 articles, 250 maps, 1,500 illustrations, and bilingual navigation.

Explora Primary Schools

From EBSCOhost
Designed with students and educators in grades K through 5 in mind, Explora Primary Schools provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up facts for class projects or homework.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Reference eBooks
Instantly access reference eBooks on many subjects. These trusted, authoritative reference works are available 24/7!

Global Road Warrior

from World Trade Press
Provides cultural and travel information on over 175 countries. Perfect for students' research assignments or international travelers looking to learn about their next destination. Feature overview: Historical timelines for research assignments, articles & photos on the typical lifestyle in each respective culture, and recipes of a culture’s most popular dishes! Includes information on popular destinations along with practical guides for transportation & travel essentials for each country

Kids InfoBits

from Gale
Great for homework research for young learners. Easy-to-use and features searchable content including books, magazines, news, and more than 13,000 images.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Elementary and Middle School students can find fiction and nonfiction titles for school projects and for fun! Enter the title of your favorite book and click on "Find Similar Books". You can also search by your favorite author, title or series.

TERC - Testing and Education Reference Center

from Gale
Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals. Looking for a college or graduate school or help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs.
Online account is required. Children under the age of 13 should have a parent or guardian open this account.

Transparent Language Online (TLO)

A powerful online language learning system that builds all four core skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. With 100+ languages to choose from and English lessons for speakers of over 25 different languages, there is something for every language learner. Mobile apps are available for language learning on the go!
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Online account is required. Children under the age of 13 should have a parent or guardian open this account.


Very Short Introductions

The perfect introduction to subjects you previously knew nothing about: from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Globalization to Literary Theory. Very Short Introductions Online brings together titles from this well-known and established print series, via a highly discoverable and fully cross-searchable platform.

World Book Early World of Learning

Explore Trek's World, practice reading with cool stories and discover fun facts all in one place! Created for younger children, this graphic-intense database helps you learn while having fun.

World Book Student

Tailored for students in elementary and middle schools, World Book Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools. World Book Student is also optimized for tablets for the ultimate mobile research experience.