Kid's Resources

Book Flix
Book Flix pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction books, offering an engaging way to link fact and fiction, reinforce early reading skills, and introduce children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
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Brainfuse
Brainfuse provides online homework assistance and online chat with a live tutor using a virtual classroom. Resources are available seven days a week from 2 p.m. - 11 p.m. Tutoring is and access for educational materials are available for:
  • Adult education
  • College prep tests are available 24 hours (SAT, ACT, GED)
  • Elementary to high school
  • English
  • Intro college
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies / History
  • Spanish Language
  • Writing
BrainFuse is funded by a generous grant from Eden Hall Foundation.
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CultureGrams
CultureGrams contains concise and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. It goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.  Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
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Kids Search
Kids Search has a graphical interface for kids in kindergarten to eighth grade. This database searches content from Primary Search and Middle Search Plus.
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Middle Search Plus
Middle Search Plus provides full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.  
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Muzzy Online
Muzzy Online is an interactive online language course for children. it allows kids to learn English (American and British), French, Italian, German, or Spanish (Latin American and Castilian), Portuguese, Russian,  and Chinese (Mandarin).
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NoveList K-8
NoveList contains information about more than 38,000 fiction titles of interest to students in grades kindergarten to eight. Full text reviews from professional journals and book talks for selected titles are available in this database. A good resource to expand student reading interest by introducing new authors or additional books in a subject area.
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Primary Search
Primary Search contains the full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). The database also features Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, providing students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids.
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Science Online
Science Online provides school curriculum-oriented content with essays on topics and issues in science and technology, including; diagrams, illustrations, images, and video; over 1100 science experiments and activities; biographies and timelines.  Funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
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Searchasaurus
Searchasaurus is an animated, dinosaur-themed search interface for kids in kindergarten to eighth grade. The database searches content from Primary Search and Middle Search Plus.
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SIRS Discoverer
SIRS Discover contains full-text articles and graphics from newspapers and magazines for elementary and middle school students.
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TumbleBook Library
TumbleBook Library provides a collection of animated, talking picture books. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
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WorldBook Online
WorldBook Online is an online encyclopedia from the industry leader of award-winning encyclopedias, reference sources, and digital products.  The Database is funded by Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
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