Magazines, Journals & Reference Books
For elementary and middle school students to search magazines, reference books and newspapers.
Find basic bacground information on a variety of sources. Great place to start a general search!
Essays, biographies, multimedia and more perfect for student researchers. Divided into five core subject areas: history, literature, biography, science and social studies.
Full text from over 140 popular middle school magazines. Also includes biographies, reference books, photos, and maps for middle schoolers.
Searchable text for more than 1,000 popular non-fiction books for children on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics and more..
Searchable text for more than 3,000 popular titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.
Full text from over 80 popular elementary school magazines. Also includes encyclopedia entries written just for kids, Children's Dictionary, and more just for elementary students.
Science encyclopedias, reference books and periodicals.
Helpful Web Sites
- Create a Graph
Make your own bar graph, line graph or pie chart to print or paste into your project.
- Fact Monster
Easy-to-use homework center, complete with almanac, dictionary and thesaurus.
- Kids Info
Links to great educational sites on lots of topics, including links to videos and powerpoints.
Index of great children's sites developed by the U.S. government- science, math, social studies, and more.
- Homework Hub
Writing resources, study tips and research advice from Scholastic Books.
- World Factbook
Statistics on the people, government, economy and geography of 266 nations.