Research Resources

Databases and Tools

Alexandria - Harper's Library Catalog

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

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

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

PebbleGoNext - 3-5 database for reading and research Includes leveled-texts and multimedia tools to help teach research concepts. Please ask Mrs. Pinney for the password.

NoodleTools- Create Bibliographies and organize note facts

Boolify - Boolean Search Teaching Tool

Word Central (Merriam-Webster) - 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.

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

Farmers Almanac for Kids - 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 Websites

Wilmette Public Library - Wilmette Public Library Web Site and Resources

Brain Pop - Educational Movies, Quizzes, and Lessons

Brain Pop Jr. - K-3 Educational Movies, Quizzes, and Lessons

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

Series Searcher -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.

What Should I Read Next - 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


* Check with Mrs. Pinney for username and passwords to login and use the resources

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