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Students at Romona Elementary School conduct research in the library for various projects. There are many websites to find information, but you have to be careful when researching because not all websites have good information you can use on a project. Below are some helpful websites to use when researching. 

Online Databases and Tools

Britannica is an online encyclopedia for grades K-4. An encyclopedia gives information on many subjects and is typically arranged alphabetically. Please ask Mrs. Wiechert for the password.

PK-3 database for reading and research Includes leveled-texts and multimedia tools to help teach research concepts. Please ask Mrs. Wiechert for the password.

Online database that includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books for teachers and students. Ask Mrs. Wiechert for the password.

Image Quest is a database of searchable images students can use for projects. Please ask Mrs. Wiechert for the password.

Culture Grams provides reference information to help foster understanding and appreciation of the world's cultures and people. Please ask Mrs. Wiechert for the password.

A-Z is an online encyclopedia just for animals


World Central is an online dictionary for kids! A dictionary is a reference source containing alphabetical list of words and includes information including the meaning and pronunciation. 

Explore maps and facts about countries. An atlas is a reference source and contains maps, charts, diagrams, and facts about countries.

Almanacs are annual publications and a reference source. Almanacs include information about calendars, weather, and other general information often in various lists and tables.

Reference Links

BrainPop Jr. creates animated, curriculum-based related content that engages students. Only active during school hours. Please ask Mrs. Wiechert for the password.

Enchanted Learning has links to educational websites that are designed to help capture the imagination. Please ask Mrs. Wiechert for the password. (School access only)

National Geographic for Kids is a great place to go if you want information, photos, or videos on something related to science or social studies.

Time for Kids is a great place to go to find facts, pictures, or video about a person or an event.

A place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages.

Wondering which book comes next in a series? Search series by name, book title, or author through the Mid-Contenient Public Library to find out the order of books in a series.

Ever finished reading a book and wished you could read another book just like it? Use this website to search for suggestions on what to read next.

Type in the last book you read and this website will recommend books you should read next.

Free Reading Websites: List complied by Really Good Stuff

ABCya: Children can listen to short stories read aloud to them as they follow along with the highlighted text. ABCya has a variety of educational games in addition to the featured stories. Free resources and materials are available for grades K through 5.