Research Databases for Kids

Find information from newspapers, magazines, an encyclopedia, and much more using these library-provided resources.

Kids Search
Kids Search makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type - magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc. 

Middle Search
Find magazine articles specifically for students in grades 4-10 using Middle Search from EBSCOhost. 

Primary Search
Find magazine articles specifically for elementary school students using Primary Search from EBSCOhost.

Searchasaurus from EBSCOhost is a magazine and newspaper index just for kids. It uses cartoons and simplified searching to help kids find information.

World Book Early World of Learning
Three interactive sections for the younger user (pre-K through 2nd grade): Trek's Travels has narrated stories and games. Welcome to Reading provides reading practice for 4 reading levels. Know It is a visual encyclopedia.

World Book Online
World Book Online is much more than just a computerized encyclopedia. Resources for kids include a dictionary, an encyclopedia, games, activities, science projects, and more. For students, the Info Finder has research tools, science projects, biographies, current events, and newspapers, in addition to encyclopedia articles. There are even resources in Spanish for kids and adults, and resources in French for kids.

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