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Elementary School | Middle School | High School


Books & Authors

Books and Authors

Guiding readers from every level of reading proficiency to books that match their interests. Book reviews, biographies, awards and bestseller lists, and book series.
Category: Educators & Librarians, General Research, Scholarly Research, Middle School, High School


CultureGrams

Culture Grams

Daily life and culture, statistics, history, customs, lifestyles, recipes and interviews from over 200 countries. In four modules: World, Kids, United States, and Canada.
Category: Business, Educators & Librarians, Elementary Schools, General, High Schools, Middle Schools


Explora Teens (Grades 7-12)

explora secondary edition

A research database especially for middle and high school students, with material from encyclopedias, magazines, books, and more. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Middle School, High School


Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

funk and wagnalls encyclopedia

A student encyclopedia that provides over 25,000 entries on a wide variety of topics. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, Elementary School, Middle School, High School


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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Dozens of reference books for all ages. Includes health, history, government, science, education, business, and more. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Business, Educators & Librarians, Genealogy, General Research, Scholarly Research, Middle School, High School


Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library

Practice tests and self-paced courses for all learners. ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, resume/cover letter writing courses and more. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Career and Test Prep, Elementary School, Middle School, High School


MiddleSearch Plus (Grades 5-8)

MiddleSearch Plus

For middle schools; it has biographies, primary source documents, reference books, a vast image collection, and articles from popular middle school magazines. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Middle School


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Pronunciator

pronunciator

Learn over 80 different languages. There are also 50 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Includes oral phrases, flash cards, learning guides, and live online instruction. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Languages, High School, Middle School

Readers’ Guide Retrospective 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson)

Web Link to Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890- 1982

Searchable full coverage of the original paper volumes of a broad selection of periodicals. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, Scholarly Research, Middle School, High School


Science Reference Center

web link to science reference center

Articles from hundreds of science magazines, encyclopedias, reference books, and a large image collection; primarily for K-12 students. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: General Research, Elementary School, Middle School, High School


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SIRS Discoverer (Grades K-8)

SIRS Discoverer

For students and educators, this multidisciplinary database covers current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and more. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Elementary School, Middle School


SIRS Issues Researcher (Grades 7-12)

SIRS Issues Researcher

Provides the background and current analysis necessary for the research and understanding of over 300 current and leading issues. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Middle School, High School


World Book Discover

World Book Discover

Has reference resources for differentiated instruction, such as ESL, reluctant readers, and adult learners. Also includes an extensive life skills section. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Career & Test Prep, General Research, Languages

World Book Dramatic Learning

World Book Dramatic Learning

Adaptions of classic plays for grades 1-12. Scripts, lesson plans, activities, how to put on plays and apply these materials in the classroom.
Category: Educators & Librarians, Elementary Schools, General, High Schools, Middle Schools

World Book Student (Grades 5-9)

World Book Students

Includes the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, videos, student activities, and research tools. More Information at Lib Guides
Category: Elementary School, Middle School


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