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Recommended homework library databases and websites for kids. Access these premium websites for free inside the library or from home with a library card.

Databases

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    This resource for elementary school students contains searchable full text for popular nonfiction books on topics such as animals, weather, holidays, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, and more.

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    This resource for middle school students contains popular nonfiction books on topics such as careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, and more.

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    Get live online homework help or writing assistance from expert tutors. Available every day from 2 - 11 p.m.

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    Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with the following features:

    • Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic
    • Topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research
    • Colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to students
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    Find high-quality information about almost any general topic. This online version has the same content as the regular print encyclopedias.

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    This science resource for students provides access to hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, articles, and other sources.

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    Read narrated children's books online, complete with sound and moving images. TumbleBooks features an optimized site for mobile and tablet users.

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