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Gr. 4-8 Info Resources

The Library paid for these subscriptions so you don't have to! You will need your Library card to use most of them. If you don't have a Library card, you can still use our websites below!

Name Description Use At Home?
Facts.com

Research tool for middle and high school students that includes a collection of national and world news coverage from 1940 through today; the World Almanac and World Almanac Encyclopedia; Issues & Controversies, in-depth pro and con coverage of today’s top issues; and Today’s Science, science news written especially for students.

Yes
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia

Includes articles, photos, an interactive atlas, magazine articles, videos, animations, primary source documents, and major news stories. Of special interest to students in grade 4 and up.

Yes
Grolier Online

Allows you to search through several online encyclopedias at once: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, New Book of Knowledge, New Book of Popular Science, America the Beautiful, Amazing Animals of the World and Lands and Peoples.

Yes
La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre

Una enciclopedia para hispanohablantes y estudiantes españoles. Simplemente haga clic en el enlace de al lado. An encyclopedia for Spanish speakers and Spanish students.

Yes
Lands and Peoples

Countries and cultures of the world for middle school, high school and up.

Yes
LearningExpress Library

Find interactive test preparation guides for the ASVAB, GRE, SAT, ACT, civil service, military, law enforcement, real estate, U.S. Citizenship Test, and other exams. Use for career exploration and workplace skill-building. Find essentials to building a resume or cover letter. Includes test prep for elementary school and high school students.

Yes
Live Homework Help

Students in Grades K-12 or college-intro or adult learner can talk with a tutor online between 3PM - 10PM seven days a week.  Get help with math, grammar, science and other subjects.  This service is also available en Español.

Yes
New Book of Knowledge

General encyclopedia for students in elementary grades. Includes timelines, homework help, games, quizzes, maps, photos, and newScoops for current events.

Yes
New Book of Popular Science

Science and technology plus science in the news for middle school, high school and up. Great for science project research papers.

Yes
Novelist K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus allows you to discover the fiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles to use in your classroom. NoveList K-8 Plus contains materials for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children's "chapter" books and young adult titles. The NoveList Learning Center provides a complete introduction to the product and shows you how to use NoveList to meet the reading needs of your students.

Yes
Test Practice from Tutor.com

Practice worksheets and tests for all grade levels.

Yes
TumblebookCloud Junior

TumbleBookCloud Junior (Grades 3-8) Contains early readers, chapter books, graphic novels, audiobooks, classics and National Geographic videos. Great for English Language Learners because you can listen and read along.

Yes
Tumblebooks

Online picture books that move and talk!  The Tumblebooks collection also includes read-alongs for early readers, puzzles, games, book quizzes, audiobooks for older readers, and a collection of foreign language books.

Yes
World Book Online for Kids

Reliable information on a wide variety of subjects, written at a level that young students can read and understand.

Yes
World Book Online Info Finder

Reliable information for school-aged students to help with their homework.

Yes