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Homework Resources for Kids

Doing research for a homework assignment? Before you Google, try one of these reliable sources! The library subscribes to databases that are made just for you. If you are accessing these resources from home, you will need a valid library card number.

CultureGrams Kids Edition

Discover snapshots of over 200 countries around the world. Learn about a country's current economy, religion, politics, language, education, & more. This is a great source for social studies research papers and projects. Click on the "Kids Edition" link to find resources for your grade level.

Explora for Primary School

For students K-5, this is an excellent resource for students doing research in a variety of school subjects. You can sort by lexile level and type of resource, including encyclopedias, magazine and newspaper articles, and primary source documents.

Little Pim

This resource introduces kids to different languages using videos and a variety of other fun-filled tools and activities.

Middle Search Plus

For older kids, this database provides access to 140+ middle school magazines with full-text articles with assigned Lexile numbers. It also contains biographies, primary sources documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps, and flags. Great for research projects and PowerPoint presentations!

 

PebbleGo

PebbleGo is an educational database for beginning readers covering four categories: animals, biographies, earth & space science, and social studies.

 

Primary Search

Primary Search offers 70+ popular, elementary school magazines to help you with your research. All articles are assigned a Lexile number. 

Scholastic Go!

Scholastic GO! contains more than 115,000 resources covering every core-curriculum subject with Lexile leveling to match the reader. The resources are derived from seven encyclopedias, dictionaries, videos, world newspapers, and more.

World Book Online for Kids

An interactive online encyclopedia which includes articles, maps, current events, reliable website sources, and more. Click on the "Kids" link to find resources for your grade level.

 

Looking for more resources and databases? Try our main Research page.