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.
This resource includes basic computer instructions, as well as email and social media courses.
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Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects.
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Literary criticism, author biographies and business resources. Includes Twayne's and Scribner.
Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints covers today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This research database is a rich resource for debaters and includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more. The content covers current events, news and commentary, economics, environmental issues, and political science.
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EBSCO's GreenFILE provides well researched information about the human impact on the environment.
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Provides free learning tools and lessons for kids from grades K-College.
A comprehensive interactive learning platform of tests, courses, software tutorials, and career preparation for students and adults.
Search through over 70 popular magazines for elementary school research with primary search. All full text articles contain lexile levels.
This collection of ebooks offers information on a variety of topics, including health, history, and science.
Scholastic Go! is the most comprehensive source of nonfiction content targeted for grades 3 and up.
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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.
SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 2,066,400 records with subject headings from a 19,750+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 777 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 820 books and monographs, and full text for 13,947 conference papers.
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.
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.
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.