Biography in Context
Biographies on famous people from various print resources are now available online.
Collects " for" and "against" articles based on social issues.
Britannica School Edition
Britannica offers up to date information on a wide variety of subjects for Elementary, Middle, and High School ages.
Provides concise cultural and statistical reports on over 200 countries. Reports cover 25 different aspects of the country and culture.
Ancient and Medieval History
Overview of Ancient Civilizations with text, pictures, timeline and maps.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search full-text ebooks on a wide variety of topics, including arts, business, history, science, social science and more.
Gale In Context: Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits) lets students in grades 2-5 explore all kinds of educational, cool stuff from a home computer. Better yet, each topic comes with articles, videos, colorful pictures, and more.
National Geographic Kids
Offers hundreds of downloadable images, the full-text of National Geographic Kids magazine, and entire non-fiction books.
Looking for something good to read? Try Novelist! It has book reviews and suggested reading lists.
World Book Kids
This version of World Book contains encyclopedia articles, images, games, and more specifically developed for elementary school students.
Contains the full-text of the print version of World Book, plus additional articles, maps, and videos. Also contains a Spanish-language encyclopedia, Craft Corner, Inventions and Discoveries, and more.