Children’s Databases

Welcome! If you need homework help and information then you’ve come to the right place. This is a one-stop-shop for all of your homework and information needs. Don’t want to look through book after book? Then why not try one of the databases we’ve selected for you.

So what is a database? A database is a site that will look through hundreds of newspapers, encyclopedias, magazines and books for you. All you have to do is type in one or more words to describe what you are looking for and then let the database do the rest.

For additional databases

  • Amazing Animals of the World

    Inside Library     Outside Library

    Is most appropriate for elementary school students.

  • America the Beautiful

    Inside Library     Outside Library

    State history, people, places and events for elementary school and middle school.

  • Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson)

    Inside Library     Outside Library

    Offers a comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine.

  • CultureGrams

    Inside Library     Outside Library

    To foster understanding and appreciation of the world's countries and peoples by creating and publishing concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural content. The database is one of the most trusted and widely used cultural reference and curriculum products in the education, government, and non-profit arenas.

  • eLibrary: Elementary (NOVELNY)

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    A simple yet powerful online database that allows users to quickly answer research questions using its vast collection of publications. Includes: full text Magazine, Journal and Newspaper Articles, Reference Books and Encyclopedias, TV & Radio Transcripts, Maps and Pictures from around the world and Audio / Video sources.

  • Encyclopedia Americana

    Inside Library     Outside Library

    One of the largest general encyclopedias available.

  • Explora

    Inside Library     Outside Library

    Includes the following databases: ERIC, History Reference Center, Teacher Reference Center, MasterFile Elite, Literacy Reference Center, Student Reference Center, GrennFile, Topic Overviews for Public Libraries.

  • Grolier Online Kids-Scholastic Go!

    Inside Library     Outside Library

    A kid friendly place to search all of Grolier products for children.

  • Kids Info Bits (NOVELNY)

    Inside Library     Outside Library

    Colorful, east-to-use interface invites students to explore. Kids InfoBits contains more than 100 full-text, kids magazines, more than 6,400 images, Merriam-Webster®’s Elementary Dictionary and 1,200 maps, flags & seals and over 1,700 colorful charts and graphs.

  • Land and Peoples

    Inside Library     Outside Library

    An encyclopedia of countries, cultures, and current events for middle and high schools.

  • Novelist K-8 Plus

    Inside Library     Outside Library

    Your solution for integrating fiction across the curriculum: With its fun and intuitive interface, and extensive feature content, NoveList K-8 will be the resource you and your young readers turn to when looking for the next book to read.

  • Science Online

    Inside Library     Outside Library

    Has science biographies, diagrams, essays, science experiments, and timelines.

  • Something About the Author

    Inside Library     Outside Library

    Examine the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults.

  • World Book

    Inside Library     Outside Library

    Online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.


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