Thursday, February 17, 2011

World Book Online for Kids

Recently, the library added a great new online resource for children: World Book Online for Kids. Published by the same folks who bring us World Book Encyclopedias, this collection of kid-friendly databases is a great source of info for school reports, but also so much more!

Early World of Learning
Early World of Learning provides help for beginning readers, as well as games and activities that help teach numbers, shapes, colors, and more.

World Book Online For Kids
World Book Online for Kids offers easy-to-read articles and engaging videos, games, science projects, and activities for younger students.

World Book Online Info Finder
Info Finder is tailored for students in elementary and middle schools & includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools.

World Book Discover
World Book Discover includes engaging reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Logo

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos is a beginner's Spanish language reference tool. The site offers World Book's editorial content, rich media, and engaging features in Spanish.

You may access World Book Online from any computer at the Allen County Public Library OR on your home computer by entering your ACPL library card number. Links are available on the Children's Services web page or under the Reference section of the ACPL Research Databases page.

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