Databases


A database is a collection of information much like a book, but in an electronic format. For example, a database of magazine articles in electronic form may be searched using words, also known as keywords, in the title, subject, or body of the article. Click here for a full list of databases most useful to children and learn how to apply for a library card online.

Facts for Learning

For students in grades 2 through 5 and their teachers. This resource brings together content from books, magazines, activity kits, and other online resources. It is designed to help students find information to help them in classes and to learn online reference skills.



Combines detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states with up-to-date statistical and local information.


World Book Web

The World Book Online Reference Center includes World Book Kids and a Spanish-language Encyclopedia, the Complete World Book Encyclopedia, the World Book Dictionary, Atlas, Web Links, Magazines, Historical Documents, and thousands of multi-media audios, videos, images, and 3D photographs.

Websites


Geography


Altapedia

Provides world maps, plus facts, figures and statistical data on geography, climate, people, religion, language, history, economy & more for individual countries.


National Geographic Kids

Stately Knowledge: Facts about the United States

Here you will find the basic facts about any state.


Government


American Presidents

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

Congress for Kids

Government Sites for Kids

Great site with valuable and helpful informational links, from Kennesaw State University.


Whitehousekids.gov

Take a visit to the White House!


Holidays


KidsClick Holidays