For Kids

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Find modern outline, political, thematic, topographic, scientific and animated maps, as well as thousands of antique maps of places throughout the world. Download, modify, and use any of the maps however you wish.

A great resource for travellers and students in grades 5 and up, find historical and current information about all 50 states and 5 territories.

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The full TumbleBookLibrary, including TumbleBooks,the animated stories, as well as Read Alongs, in Spanish.

Contains biographies on more than 300,000 people, including scholarly overviews.

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Start here to find out about people in other countries! Listen to the national anthem, look at pictures, and try recipes. Learn about each country’s history, customs, and government, and see what everyday life is like. Great as a homework resource or if you're just curious.

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Enjoy this classic encyclopedia in its online form in the library or access it remotely. Use the main search screen if you're in middle school or older, or switch to the Kids view for younger searchers.

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Imagine searching hundreds of reference books all at once on almost any topic imaginable. Now you can, with Gale Virtual Reference Library. You can print, e-mail or download entries.

A homework resource from Sharpe Online Reference, this database is designed for grade school through undergraduate students. Find articles from hundreds of highly-reviewed reference sources on:
Booms and busts: economic history (1630s-Present), civilizations and societies: ancient and modern worlds, native peoples of the world, and world terrorism.

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This resource is geared towards students who are in kindergarten through the 5th grade who need good information and want a fun way to find it.

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Video tutorials on software, web design, business/management skills, financial literacy, job/career skills, social networking, etc. Includes Microsoft Office, Windows, and Mac OS. Requires free account creation and can be used from home or within the library.

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Mango Languages allows you to interactively learn 60 different languages online, including English for Polish speakers.

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Looking for a Harry Potter read-alike? NoveList K-8 Plus can help! Find book reviews, recommendations, and more for the K-8 crowd.

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Points of View contains more than 370 topics, each with an overview, point and counterpoint.

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Another great science database, Science In Context offers access to over 2 million articles on math, chemistry, biology, astronomy and much more. You can also find ideas for science fair projects.

A collection of homework resources designed for grade school through undergraduate students, find articles from hundreds of highly-reviewed reference sources.

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The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, and Tumble Puzzles & Games.

You can get free homework help from a live, online tutor. All you need is an Eisenhower Public Library card and an Internet connection. You can use Live Homework Help from home, school and even the Library.

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A homework resource from Sharpe Online Reference, this database is designed for grade school through undergraduate students. Find articles from hundreds of highly-reviewed reference sources on:
The settlement of America (1607-1890), the Civil War era and Reconstruction (1861-1877), Postwar America (1945-Present), and Democratic, Republican, and third parties (1790-2013), as well as culture wars, social issues, and sports in America and Latino history and culture.

A great index for information specifically related to United States history.

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This kid-friendly database is intended for the younger elementary grades, and offers the valuable information from World Book Encyclopedia with hundreds of pictures and illustrations.

This database contains all the articles from the beloved World Book Encyclopedia in addition to thousands of articles from other trusted sources.

Find the valuable information of World Book Encyclopedia online and in Spanish for elementary school students.
Busque en la Internet la Enciclopedia Mundial Hispanica par estudiantes de primaria.

The world version of History In Context. Another excellent online history index.