A-to-Z Food America contains recipes in all course categories (appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, snacks, and beverages) for six US regions, all 50 states, and 33 ethnic cuisines. This resource also covers food culture for the above regions, states, and ethnic cuisines with articles such as Classic Dishes, State Foods, Top Agricultural Products, Special Occasion Foods, Ethnic and Geographic Influences, Special Ingredients, and Food Trivia.
Contains 202 world city travel guides. These beautifully illustrated and up-to-date guides cover travel essentials, attractions, insiders' information, excursions, nightlife, shopping, culture, cuisine, restaurants, health, security, language, maps, hotels, and lots more.
Book Collection: Nonfiction™ is a cross-curricular database providing content that represents a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers such as Allosaurus Publishers, Bess Press, Inc., Branden Publishing, Capstone Press, Compass Point Books, Fulcrum Publishing, Lerner Publishing Group, Mason Crest Publishers, Morgan Reynolds, Inc., Morning Glory Press, Oliver Press, Rourke Publishing, LLC and Stackpole Books. This database contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,200 popular nonfiction books, and includes full-text entries on core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more.
Hundreds of full color and black and white non-fiction downloadable e-books for ages preschool to 18.
Over 550 reference e-books covering a wide variety of subjects.
Reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books in the EBSCO databases. Browse categories organized by popular topic, with overviews that provide a starting point for your research; or use the simple search that quickly delivers relevant results, including primary source documents, news articles, and Associated Press videos.
Explora also has specialized research centers for students and teachers:
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
In-depth cultural, business, and travel information on 175 countries, including maps, points of interests, security briefings, popular recipes, and language dictionaries and videos.
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A comprehensive interactive learning platform of tests, courses, software tutorials, and career preparation for students and adults. This resource includes:
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The oldest continuously produced information science database, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA) provides indexing and abstracts for journal articles, books, research reports and conference proceedings. It provides ongoing coverage of the most important periodicals in the field.
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps and flags.
NoveList K-8 is especially for younger readers. It has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for kids in grades K-8. Use it to find just the right books for every reader.
Find new and popular ebooks and eaudiobooks just for kids! This collection features chapter books, picture books, and graphic novels. Lexile levels are included to help parents and kids find the perfect book.
Search through over 70 popular magazines for elementary school research with primary search. All full text articles contain lexile levels.
Scholastic Go! is the most comprehensive source of nonfiction content targeted for grades 3 and up.
EBSCO's Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Offering dozens of units to supplement social studies and science core curricula learning, TrueFlix® is a highly-engaging multimedia resource.
A collection of children's e-books with more than 1100 titles for grades K-6, including unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French.
Activity Corner offers thousands of fun, hands-on activities for kids of all ages.
An encyclopedia designed for middle school and jr. high students, World Book Discover features easy to read articles and includes reading comprehension questions to help students focus on key concepts.
Improve readers’ fluency and comprehension with dramatic readings in the classroom, library, or after-school program! Dramatic Learning expands proven approaches to enhancing reading skills.
Browse a selection of World Book's acclaimed series of nonfiction titles in e-book format.
Learn about people, places, animals, sports, and more. Includes videos, images, maps, and games.
Science Power is an engaging and visually rich supplemental science learning resource for upper elementary-age children.
Social Studies Power combines richly varied lessons with instructive multimedia, read-aloud text, literacy tools, and geography basics to provide a well-rounded learning experience for students.
This comprehensive database includes engaging content, built-in features, and fun tools specifically designed to make knowledge accessible and easy-to-find for all kids in elementary through middle school.
Build and share timelines using your own events and images or add content and images from World Book.
Developed with experts on early childhood education, the Early World of Learning offers rich resources for preschoolers and children in the early primary.