• Media links:

    See Media Specialist for the username and passwords for these tools

    EBSCO Primary: Includes newspaper, magazine and journal articles as well as general and animal encyclopedias, such as Searchasaurus and KidsSearch.

     

    NewsBank KidsPage: Contains articles from newspapers, wire services, magazines and primary sources from 1992 – present and a historical perspective from 1970 – 1991. There are Spanish-language articles and resources that feature articles from children’s magazines.

     

    World Book Online: Features an English and Spanish encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary, and sections on current events, historical events, student homework assistance, and parent resources.

     

    Grolier Online: Includes an encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary, thesaurus, and sections on the United States (called America the Beautiful), countries around the world (called Lands and Peoples), and animals (called Amazing Animals of the World).

     

    CultureGrams Online: World Edition: Features 182 cultures and territories in reports that include maps, statistics, a   glossary, and in-depth information on 25 categories. Kids Edition: Contains the cultural, geographical and historical        information of 66 countries. States Edition: Features reports on the fifty U.S. states and the District of Columbia that include facts, symbols, time lines, and more. Provinces Edition: Tour all the Canadian provinces and territories in 13 image filled reports. CultureGrams also includes a photo gallery with over 600 images, short biographies of famous people from each country, and recipes from each country and state.

     

    SIRS Discoverer & Discoverer WebFind: Contains articles and graphics from more than 1,600 U.S. & international       magazines, newspapers, and U.S. government documents. Features include: Current Events, current World Almanac for Kids, Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus, Activities, Biographies, Fiction, Country Facts & Maps, Photo   Essays & Pictures, as well as WebFind, which are safe, global websites monitored daily for grades 1 – 9.

     

    PebbleGo: Features hundreds of animals, expertly leveled text, reading supports, and audio and video resources designed specifically for grades K – 2.

     

    International Children’s Digital Library: Contains 592 international children’s books that can be read online for ages 3 – 13 (most are written in foreign languages – identifies the language – neat for the students to see).