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Reliable and teacher approved online resources purchased by the St. Charles City County Library District available from home, school or anywhere in the world, any time or any day! All you need is your St. Charles City-County Library District Card.
If you would like assistance in choosing the best resource for answering your questions or need assistance in navigating the resources, please call the Reference Department of your local library branch.

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Literature Encyclopedias Science
General Reference Biography History/Geography
Government Test Prep  

Literature

NoveList K-8 Plus
This resource lets you search by plot, series, reading level (Lexile score), character, etc. to locate a fiction or nonfiction book or list of titles you might like to read. Links to St. Charles City-County Library District online catalog.

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Encyclopedias

Britannica Online for Kids
Extensive information with lots of graphics for kids

World Book Kids
Encyclopedia designed for use by elementary school students

World Book Student
Encyclopedia designed for use by upper-elementary and middle-grade students

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Science

Please Note: We are experiencing issues with all of PowerKnowledge Science. Thank you for your patience as we work to correct the problem.

PowerKnowledge Earth & Space

Designed for learners in grades 3 to 6, informs about earth cycles, ecosystems and biomes, rocks, environmental issues, space and more.

PowerKnowledge Life Science

Specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6, topics include animals, endangered and extinct species, food chains, green living, habitats, human body, plants and more.

PowerKnowledge Physical Science

Specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6, topics include atoms, molecules, elements and the periodic table, energy and matter, force and motion and temperature and measurement.

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General Reference 

GVRL - Non-Fiction eBooks
Search books on drama, biography, literature, United States, countries, science, history & more.

Explora Elementary
Full text articles from magazines, news articles, encyclopedias, books and more. Videos and primary source documents also included.

Research in Context
Combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources and much more.

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Biography

Biography in Context

Search for current or historical biographies for musicians, authors, presidents and more!

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History/Geography

CultureGrams
Enhance curriculum with age-appropriate, high-quality digital content from primary and secondary sources spanning thousands of titles and multiple media types

 

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Government

 

Test Prep

LearningExpressLibrary
Click on "Elementary School Skills Improvement" to use diagnostic and practice tests for 4th & 5th grade math and reading. Click on Ebooks: Parent Guides for info on homeschooling, reading, vocabulary, testing, etc.

Tutor.com
Get help with your homework or practice for tests.

 

 

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