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.
The award-winning ABCmouse curriculum is designed to help young children build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse is 100% educational, with more than 10,000 learning activities across all major subject areas: reading, math, science, social studies, art and music—including more than 1,200 of those learning activities in Spanish (for children ages 2-8+).
First-time users will need to make an account. When creating your account, choose Louisiana, St. Tammany Parish Library, enter your library card number, and click submit. You will then create your account using an email address and password. ABCmouse can be shared by up to three children in a household, each with their own avatar, profile and progress-tracking on the ABCmouse Step-by-Step Learning Path.
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.
BookFlix inspires kids to discover the joy of reading while building both real-world knowledge and beginning reading skills. With classic animated stories from Weston Woods, thematically paired with more than 140 authentic nonfiction ebooks from Scholastic, BookFlix strengthens students’ early literacy skills, confidence, and curiosity (for ages 3 to 8).
Hundreds of full color and black and white non-fiction downloadable e-books for ages preschool to 18.
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Over 550 reference e-books covering a wide variety of subjects.
Educate Station Databases New!
This database is designed to be a one-stop destination for educators and parents of PreK-2nd grade students. It includes both learning plans and worksheets that are designed to engage children in meaningful, hands-on learning at school and at home.
Week-by-Week Learning Plans
Educate Station has both hands-on activities to do in the classroom and supplementary projects to do at home. These weekly plans consist of five days of instruction and activities, along with 5+ worksheets to support learning. Each of the plans are aligned to standards and topics that children need to master. There is a suggested sequence for the learning plans, but you can also mix and match or choose which plans work best for the children you’re supporting.
Educate Station also has supplementary ready-to-print worksheets to help kids practice core concepts. The collection of worksheets is browsable by subject, topic, grade level, or standard.
Specializing in reliable content for students and teachers, Explora provides information 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.
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Gale In Context: Elementary delivers trusted, age-appropriate digital content. Through newspaper and magazine articles, videos, images, and graphics, elementary students can learn about everything from animals and outer space to famous artists and favorite athletes. The database is visual and intuitive, and rewards students’ efforts by developing comprehension and research skills to prepare them for middle school—and a lifetime of learning.
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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Just for Kids offers a kid-safe, advertisement-free, media platform where young patrons can learn, explore and enjoy. Just for Kids has the educational videos that children want to watch—from Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Franklin, Arthur, to The Berenstain Bears, and more! These videos are sure to entertain, educate and inspire young patrons. Games, songs and interactives will keep these early learners interested and engaged as they discover a learning environment that is fun, safe and entertaining. Kids will also have access to audiovisual adaptations of outstanding picture books from Weston Woods®, Rabbit Ears Entertainment, Vooks, Highlights for Children, and more!
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.
National Geographic Kids provides immersive, digital content that takes kids ages 7-14 on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. This digital resource provides full issues of National Geographic Kids magazine as well as National Geographic Kids books, videos, and images on a student-friendly platform to make learning more accessible. National Geographic Kids can be used at the library, home, or on-the-go via smart phones, iPads, and tablets.
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.Have a mobile device? Download your eBooks and audiobooks to your phone or tablet with the Libby app, opens a new window.
Search through over 70 popular magazines for elementary school research with primary search. All full text articles contain lexile levels.
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.
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. Please Note: This resource works best with laptop and desktop computers.
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.
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.
Offering a comprehensive set of curriculum-based drills, World Book Wizard is a personalized way to help students master skills in Science and Social Studies.
Developed with experts on early childhood education, the Early World of Learning offers rich resources for preschoolers and children in the early primary.