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General Research  

Kids Infobits bookquestionmark

K-Gr 5. Search full-text & graphics. Age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

21st Century Explorer

Search or browse for information in encyclopedias, magazines, videos, and Web sites. Includes a dictionary and thesaurus, atlases, timelines, and other features — all at the appropriate grade level.

Ebsco Primary Search



Biography in ContextGet Links to books, journal articles, images, newspaper articles, and other media!

Catholic Saints – search the lives of the saints from A-Z


Classical Mythology – Defines featured players in Roman and Greek mythology, and also has different images of the Gods and Goddesses.sphinx

Egyptian Mythology – Index of many different sites to find info about Egyptian Gods, mythology and art.

Mythweb – site devoted to Gods and Goddesses. The Encyclopedia has information on featured players in Greek myths.

Mythology guide – links to many myths, including some you may not find in books!

Current Eventscurrent events

Time for Kids – Time Magazine online for kids


Math Forum – math help, broken down by age or subject Kid's Search Enginesmath1

Kid's Infobits – search tons of information and images -made specifically for Grades K-5

Kids Click – selected sites that offer no products for sale or adult content. You can look at their selection process.


Books & Authorsbookwithface

Literature Resource Center 


Novelist Plus K-8

Countries and Statesglobe



Britannica Kids

Grolier's Multimedia Encyclopedia   

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia provided via NOVEL

Encyclopedia Britannica 

Magazine & Newspaper Articlesnewspaper-clipart

Infotrac for Kids & Junior Edition


ProQuest Historical Newspapers


Grolier's New Book of Popular Science


Social Studieshistory

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids – interactive website broken up by grade level

FirstGov Kids – the U.S. Government has put together a "safe place to learn" online. They've vetted the links themselves, and have subjects from ART – Science.