Research for Kids

  • BookFLIX

    Screen Shot 2015-09-30 at 3.01.19 PMBookFLIX is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related non-fiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. Designed for pre-kindergarten through third grade, BookFLIX is a great literacy site that links both facts and fiction.


  • Culture Grams

    CultureGramsOffers detailed maps and information about a country's people, customs, lifestyles, and society. Get a kid's eye view of daily life in countries around the world. Culture Grams is great for school country reports or understanding the culture before traveling to a given destination.

  • Explora General Research

    exploraSearch by a topic or keyword to find magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, film & video results on a wide-variety of subjects!

  • Explora Primary

    Explora Primaryexplora-primary makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results on a wide variety of topics.


  • Explora Secondary

    explora-secondarySearch by a topic or keyword to find magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, film & video results on a wide-variety of subjects!  Great for high-school students.


  • Fact Monster

    FactMonsterLogoFact Monster provides resources such as encyclopedias, atlases, and almanacs for students, teachers, and parents. It is an ideal reference site for ages 8–14 that provides entertainment and educational resources. A single search engine allows you to search all these sources at once.


  • Figure This

    Screen Shot 2015-09-30 at 3.52.10 PMFigure This demonstrates challenging middle school mathematics and emphasizes the importance of high-quality math education for all students.


  • Grolier

    GO_BLlogo_BLtype_DS_redbarGrolier Online is published by Scholastic Library Publishing, a division of Scholastic Inc. It includes eight encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.

  • KidsHealth

    Logo_KidsHealthKidsHealth is more than just the facts about health. As part of the Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, KidsHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide-range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens.


  • National Geographic Kids

    natgeoNational Geographic Kids offers books, videos, and magazines about a variety of topics. Topics include animals, environment, history, people  & cultures, places and science & tech.

  • Newsela

    newselaNewsela is an innovative way to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news. It's easy and amazing.

  • Novelist K-8

    Read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.

  • Primary Search

    Primary Search contains popular elementary school magazines with articles that have Lexile levels, encyclopedia entries, dictionaries, photos, and maps.


  • Symbaloo

    This webmix from the Telluride Elementary School Library features educational games, bilingual digital books, Spanish games and practice, and research links.