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Databases and online Resources for kids


Library databases


Britannica Library: an online Britannica Encyclopedia -- select "Children" to view age-appropriate resources.


Gale: Books and Authors: This great resource allows you to browse through genres, authors, or titles. With the B&A "Who, What, Where, When" tool you can find exactly the kind of book you're looking for! 

Gale In Context: Elementary: A content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.


NoveList K-8 Plus: A comprehensive book database with reading lists, readalikes, and more for grades kinder through eighth!

early literacy resources
First Things First: Information for new parents about brain development, literacy, ages and stages, etc.
Read On Arizona: Early literacy guide in English and Spanish

helpful online resources

Bedtime Math: Tips on how to incorporate math into every day routine, and math problems for preschool to upper elementary

Common Sense Media: Online resource for evaluating books, movies, music, etc.

Discovery #Mindblown: Originally Discovery Kids; offers resources on science and STEM to inspire learning and exploration

Fact Monster: Includes daily features and featured videos; tab for homework help with Geography, History, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Writing/Research, Speaking & Listening and Studying as well as career resources

Jumpstart: An early education website to prepare kids to start kindergarten

National Geographic Kids: Learn about animals and explore the natural world

Typing Club: Learn and practice typing online

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