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Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. You'll need your Westland library card number in order to use this database.
A resource from World Book recommended for early elementary. 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.
Students, find the answers you need from more than 130 magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps, images and more! You'll need your library card number in order to use this database.
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. Also includes a World of Animals section. To change the language to English, select the Ingles button at the top right of the page.
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.
A database developed especially for beginning researchers featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface. You'll need your library card number in order to use this database.
Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, Common Core standards; even books made into movies, and much more.
Helps students in grades 1-9 develop their research, writing, language, and computer skills. You'll need your library card number in order to use this database.
Recommended for young learners. Contains eight major subject categories: Arts, History and Government, People, Places, Plants and Animals, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, World Religions. Has three sets of activities divided into: Make It! Think It! and Be It! Has full-featured pictures, sounds and videos. Also includes a section for teachers.
ALA Great Websites for Kids
"Great sites for Kids from the American Library Association, including a site of the month and links by category (Animals, Sciences, The Arts, Mathematics and Computers, etc.)."
CIA - The World Factbook
"Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world countries."
"...over 18 thousand award-winning Web pages exploring hundreds of different [science] topics..."
"Fact Monster and its Homework Center have unbeatable reference materials, fun facts and features, and individualized homework help."
Kids Click is a web search engine for kids, maintained by librarians at the Colorado State Library.
Math Homework Help
Watch videos on addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.