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Books and Reading

Novelist K-8 Plus

A readers' advisory service for children's and middle-school fiction and nonfiction. Includes reviews and teacher resources.


Online picturebooks, games and reading for kids. An easy to use website where kids can see the pictures and hear the book read to them.


Encyclopedia Britannica: Children

The online version of the ultimate encyclopedia in editions especially for young and school age children. Whatever age, you can find video, pictures and articles on every topic.

Homework Help for K-4

eLibrary Elementary

Over 140 magazines, books, pictures and videos for young researchers in an easy to use search interface. eLibrary elementary also has special features for educators to create reading lists and guides for students.

Kids InfoBits

Guides kids to topics kids are interested in and provides them with age appropriate articles, pictures and books.

Explora Primary

A useful homework service that will help both children and their parents by enabling them to search thousands of articles, an online general encyclopedia and a ton of information about animals from around the world.

Homework Help for Grades 5-6

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search® Plus contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.

Research in Context

For research on any subject, Research in Context is aimed at middle school students with resources such as periodicals, primary documents, and multi-media broken down by subject matter.

Test Preparation and Skills Improvement


Homework help on every subject from trained tutors. Tutors can walk kids through troublesome homework problems and help them prepare for tests. Available from 6 p.m. -10 p.m., Sunday-Thursday.