Digital Resources for Kids!

Search Engines!

 

 Search engine for kids, made by librarians; Includes an image, sound and video search function.

This is a recommended search engine for self-directed searches (school research). 


Filters inappropriate content, but does not promote high-quality search results.

This is a recommended search engine for home use.

 Nonfiction Resources!

Kids InfoBits 

Database of nonfiction articles about: Animals, Plants, People, Geography, Science & Math, Stories & Literature, History & Social Studies, Transportation, Inventions & Technology, Health, Arts & Entertainment and Sport.

(No log-in required)


Time Magazine- Kids!

Nonfiction articles written specifically for kids– and sometimes written by kids– about a wide range of topics including national and international news, science developments, and sports.

Check out the “mini-sites” for concentrated coverage of special topics like the Sochi Olympic Games or Black History Month.

(Most articles are available without subscription)


Newsela

Daily news articles with the option to select the appropriate Lexile reading level.

(No sign-in required but teachers can create accounts and use this to assign/quiz students)


National Geographic- Kids!

Features different people, animals, and places each month with facts, games, activities, and related links.

(No log-in required)


World Book Online

Interactive encyclopedia for kids!

(Requires log-in, ask librarian for assistance)


Big Universe

Fiction and nonfiction e-books (no downloading required)

(Requires log-in, ask librarian for assistance)

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