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Encyclopedia of British Columbia

Contains more than 4,000 articles on BC places and things and hundreds of historic and colour photographs, handy statistics, maps, tables, charts and diagrams.

Encyclopédie Universalis

Pour comprendre et apprendre, Encyclopédie Universalis met la connaissance à la portée de tous.

Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits targets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through grade 5. Contents include information from the best elementary reference sources and magazines on geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Kids Search

Kids Search gives kindergarten to grade 5 students access to more than 75 popular children’s magazines, including: Boys’ Life, ChildArt, Highlights for Children, Ladybug, and Science World. Also includes: Encyclopedia of Animals, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia,and  American Heritage Children's Dictionary.


Find fiction by subject, author or title, read reviews, find read-alikes and much more.


Two separate databases, PebbleGo Animals and PebbleGo Earth and Space, are for children from preschool to Grade 3. Easy navigation and text make learning fun!

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An online collection of animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books and adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book that children can read or have read to them.

TumbleBook Cloud Junior

With over 600 titles and reading levels from grades 3-8, TumbleBookCloud Junior is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to go beyond the picture book collection in TumbleBookLibrary. TumbleBookCloud Junior contains early-reader chapter books, children's classics, graphic novels, children's audio books and new National Geographic videos.

TumbleBook Cloud

TumbleBookCloud (formerly TumbleReadables) has 600 titles for middle and high school readers. This collection contains a wide range of YA novels, classics, poetry, short stories, YA audiobooks, and graphic novels (plus National Geographic videos).

World Book

World Book includes the articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected websites, and much more.

World Book Classroom: Early World of Learning

Listen to stories and play interactive games on your computer while you learn.

World Book Discover

Reference articles, life skills activities, research tools, multimedia, interactive video and more.

World Book L'Encyclopédie Découverte

Ofre des douzaines d'activités pratiques qui aideront les jeunes élèves à s'intéresser à la recherche. Les ressources à l'intention des enseignants, jointes à chaque activité, comprennent un plan de leçon pratique qui intègre différents sujets faisant partie du programme scolaire de base.

World Book Online for Kids

Thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities.

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