Elementary School

Sesame Street eBooks

Hang out with your favorite characters from Sesame Street!

Bookflix

Discover fun, interactive, fictional video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks.

HelpNow by Brainfuse

Live tutoring and homework help 1pm-10pm Mon-Sun, along with practice tests, flashcards, writing and study tools, and more.

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OverDrive eBooks & Audiobooks

Find your next great read in the form of an eBook or audiobook. Browse by genre or search for an author or title.

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Sesame Street eBooks from OverDrive

Hang out with your favorite characters from Sesame Street! This collection is available through our OverDrive eBook platform. You can also find and read individual titles using the Libby app.

BookFlix

Discover fun, interactive, fictional video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. Each pair of books also features interactive games, puzzles, and age-appropriate web links for further exploration on a topic.

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Novelist K-8 Plus: Book Recommendations

Explore reading recommendations for children's fiction and non-fiction titles, including lists of award winners and discussion guides for book clubs.

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Granger's World of Poetry

Provides access to full-text poems, citations, commentaries, biographies, and a poetry glossary. Includes selections of current and foreign language poems.

Homework Help Now, Online Tutors by Brainfuse

Get homework help on any subject with an online tutor from 1-10 p.m., any day of the week. Spanish tutors are also available.

Additional services provided include the following:

  • Writing Lab: Get feedback within one business day.
  • SkillSurfer: Study resources and test prep.
  • Send Question: Get a response within one business day.
  • Language Lab: Live help learning Spanish.
  • LEAP: Create a customized learning plan.
  • Flashbulb: Create and share flashcards, tests and games.
  • eParachute: Identify potential majors and career paths.
  • MEET Virtual Study Rooms: Collaborate with classmates.
  • Brainwave videos: Record your notes to watch and share writing.
  • Live Chess Tutoring: Online tutoring help from an expert chess coach. This service is available Monday - Thursday from 3:00-8:59 PM PST.
  • FAFSA Live Help: Get help with filling out your application form.
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School Center by LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform that offers video courses, practice tests, and eBooks. The School Center provides skill-building resources for classroom and homework success. The School Center helps students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects. Resources are available in English and Spanish.

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National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids includes the complete run of the magazine from 2009 to the present, as well as books, videos, and images. Topics include animals, history, peoples & cultures, science & technology, and more. This resource is great for report research and browsable for general interest exploration. Note, for the very latest issue of National Geographic Kids, please check OverDrive Magazines for Kids & Teens.

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Science Online

Find book and journal articles on a broad range of scientific disciplines including biology, chemistry, computer science, earth science, environmental science, marine science, space and astronomy, and physics. Also included are videos and animations, printable science experiments, diagrams, brief biographies of leading scientists and their achievements, key tables and data, and a comprehensive topic timeline.

Scholastic Go!

Scholastic Go! offers comprehensive nonfiction content for kids in grades 3 and up. Learn about animals, countries and states, science, history, and much more. Includes the following four encyclopedia databases: Amazing Animals, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, and The New Book of Popular Science. Find daily news and current events, interactive maps, dictionaries, and videos.

Science Experiments

Have fun with science experiments. Whether you need to do a project for a school science fair or you want to be a mad scientist, our Experiments eBook collection can get you started. Learn how to formulate your hypothesis; design your experiment; record, analyze, and report your results.

Explora for Elementary School

Explora is a fun, easy-to-use tool that can help you complete research and classroom assignments.  With Explora, you will discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.

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CultureGrams

Learn about countries from all over the world and the U.S. states. Additional features include maps, statistics, history, infographics, video clips, and images. For students grades 2-12.

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Cultures of the World

This series provides you with a comprehensive overview of different countries from around the world, including the people, geography, history, culture, government, religion, language, and leisure activities. Each book contains websites for additional research at the end of each chapter, up-to-date statistics and facts, updated maps, and photographs.

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It's My State! eBooks

This popular series provides background on the geography, history, people, government, and economy unique to each state within the United States.

California Missions

Learn about the rich history of the California Missions: how they started, the people who ran them, the indigenous population, and their legacy today.

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Scholastic Go!

Scholastic Go! offers comprehensive nonfiction content for kids in grades 3 and up. Learn about animals, countries and states, science, history, and much more. Includes the following four encyclopedia databases: Amazing Animals, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, and The New Book of Popular Science. Find daily news and current events, interactive maps, dictionaries, and videos.

U.S. History (Gale in Context)

This resource provides a variety of historical data from primary sources and reference documents. It also includes photographs, illustrations, and maps. Topics range from the arrival of Vikings in North America all to the way to the first stirrings of the American Revolution and on through the Civil Rights movement, 9/11, and the War on Terror.

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World History (Gale in Context)

This resource covers the people, cultures, events, and societies of the ancient and modern world. With thousands of full-text articles and primary sources, learn about everything from early civilizations to the Industrial Revolution, the Silk Road, the Space Race, and beyond. Also included are photographs, illustrations, and maps.

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Biography (Gale in Context)

Find a biography in our comprehensive collection covering the world's most influential people, both historic and contemporary.

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