HG MIDDLE SCHOOL LIBRARY

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Online Resources 

Early World of Learning (World Book)
An online resource for preschoolers & children in early elementary that includes three interactive learning environments:

  1. Trek's Travels offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more.
  2. Welcome to Reading provides leveled readers to develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness and comprehension skills. The Lexile Framework® for Reading ensures that early readers use text at their level.
  3. Know It offers a visually rich first encyclopedia that will captivate early learners with non-fiction topics of interest and importance to them.

World Book Discover
Reference resource with content and tools specifically tailored for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties.

World Book eBooks
A collection of 25 classic and 25 additional proprietary World Book non-fiction titles. Desktop computer and tablet users may access the site via browser or checkout content for offline use. The checkout function allows an unlimited number of simultaneous users.

World Book Kids
General reference tool for young students with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, including an atlas, interactive maps, flags, and over 200 game and activities.

World Book Student
A research tool tailored for students in elementary & middle schools with over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, 10,000 biographies, multimedia, videos, animations and student activities.

World Book Timelines
A resource for accessing or creating timelines for projects in the arts, literature, notable people, science & technology, world history, geography and more. Users can select a built timeline and make changes or create new timelines then images and videos.

DK Find Out!
      DK Find Out!

       A research site for elementary students that does not require a log in and lets children explore animals, nature, science, and history items with simple text and pictures.                                        


Books, Books, Books

Bibliomania  Thousands of e-books, poems, articles, short stories and plays

Children's Literature Webpage
   This is the place to be when you are looking for ready-to-use booktalks, lists of recommended reading, book reviews by children or other information about children's literature.

Epic! - Books for Kids Thousands of books and audiobooks. 

Especially for Girls  A list of books especially for girls.

Guy's Read    Welcome to Guys Read, a web-based literacy program for boys founded by author and First National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature Jon Scieszka. The mission is to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers.  

 Storyline Online  Online books to read and listen to!

 


Reference Sources 


Fact Monster Reference site with an online Atlas, Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, and Almanac. 

Sets and Series  

 The 'Juvenile Series and Sequels' database contains over 36,000 books in 4,900 series titles that are classified into three audiences:

  • Juvenile Easy [JE] – for birth through 2nd grade readers

  • Juvenile [J] – for 2nd through 6th grade readers

  • Young Adult [YA] – for 6th through 12th grade readers

Mr. Nussbaum Lots of great games!