Children's Databases and Web Resources
A fun site for fans of the American Girl books.
Official Marc Brown page.
Official Eric Carle page.
Official Tomie dePaola page.
A one stop shop for author information, new releases, series information, trivia and book reviews.
Official Jeff Kinney page.
Official David Pilkey page.
All things Harry Potter!
Official Rick Riordan page.
Official Lemony Snicket page.
Starwars in cyberspace.
Official Mo Willems page.
Explora for Elementary Schools
A full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries, and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics using school subject categories for easy browsing.
A full-text database for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines, Primary Search is designed specifically for elementary school students. Primary Search also includes the Encyclopedia of Animals, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids, the American Heritage ® Children’s Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.
Nonfiction Book Collection - Elementary Schools
A researchIT CT database for kids to search an online nonfiction book collection.
KidRex is a fun and safe search for kids, by kids! KidRex searches emphasize kid-related webpages from across the entire web and are powered by Google Custom Search™ and use Google SafeSearch™ technology.
Have fun learning about history at this site provided by the Library of Congress!
Check out the British Museum's site all about Egypt.
An interactive site about the Middle Ages.
Presidents of the United States
Easy to use information on all the U.S. presidents with links to other presidential biographies on the internet.
NASA's eyes on the earth!
FEMA for Kids
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has a site just for kids all about nature's most violent occurances. Learn about volcanoes, hurricans, wildfires, floods, etc.
My First Garden
A guide to the world of gardening.
Join Mongy the frog and learn all about the earth's rainforests.
American Museum of Natural History
Kid friendly information on a variety of topics covered at the American Museum of Natural History.
News for Kids
A website devoted to science news for children ages 9-14.
All about space for the young child. Choose from two different difficulty levels for each topic. Another winning site from NASA.
NASA's Solar System Exploration
Learn all about the planets, missions, and the science and technology of space exploration.
Chemical Elements Table
Information on the Periodic Table of Elements. Get a picture of an element by clicking on Crystal Structure on the left side of the screen.
Choose from several sites which list science experiments.
Major League Baseball
All the latest news on your favorite major league baseball team or player.
National Basketball Association
Official NBA page with latest news, scores, statistics, video, and commentary.
National Football League
Official NFL page with the latest professional football information.
National Hockey League
Official NHL page with video highlights, news, and trivia.
Sports Illustrated for Kids
Online version of the magazine with games, trivia, and the latest sports news.
U.S. Figure Skating Association
Skating news, rankings, biographies, and skating events.
USA Gymnastics Online
Official page of the U.S. Gymnastics with biographies, official standings, and information on how find a gym in your state.