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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.

Explora for Kids

Explora for Kids

Explora is an EBSCO database designed for kids where you can seach for thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health and sports. This is a great homework tool!

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.

National Geographic Kids

Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.


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!


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

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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