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Children's Resources

These high quality resources are provided by the Library of Michigan.
Available to Michigan residents or for use in Michigan libraries only.

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Featured Databases:

BookFlix™
*BookFlix™:  Grades PreK - 3. An interactive experience that allows beginning readers to explore fiction and non-fiction designed to increase understanding and fluency. Increase comprehension and have fun at the same time! Michigan residents or Michigan library More...

Britannica School
Britannica School:  Suite of Britannica School resources at four levels - Learning Zone, Elementary, Middle, and High. School code is mel5. Each contains resources at the appropriate learning and skill level including primary sources in subjects such as people, countries, More...

NoveList K-8 Plus
NoveList K-8 Plus:  K-8. Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, State standards; even books made into movies, and much more.  Read reviews and learn about the author.  Create your own reading wish list. Michigan residents or More...

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Opposing Viewpoints in Context:   Middle school through college undergraduate and General user.  Full-text.  Features contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Continuously updated pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, More...

Research in Context
Research in Context:  Includes the most-studied topics for grades 6-8 - literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history. Written specifically for middle schoolers (high school students may find it useful too) this information comes from authoritative More...

World Book Kids
World Book Kids:  Grades PreK - 5 Contains nine content categories: Pictures and Videos, World of Animals, Activities, Maps and More, Games, Important People, Compare Places, Science Projects, and Dictionary. Also includes support and educator sections. Michigan More...