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Abdo Digital Abdo Digital

E-books for Kids. Log in with username: smfpl and password: smfplpass

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Explora Primary Schools Explora Primary Schools

Database for teachers and students (k-5), with information covering animals, the arts, biographies, math, science, geography and social studies.

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Explora Public Libraries Explora Public Libraries

Articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research.

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Explora Secondary Schools Explora Secondary Schools

Database for teachers and students (grades 6-12)

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Gale In Context: Elementary Gale In Context: Elementary

Features age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content. (formerly Kids InfoBits)

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Kids InfoBits Kids InfoBits

Features age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. 

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Kids' Book Series and Sequels Kids' Book Series & Sequels Database

The Juvenile Series and Sequels database contains over 36,000 books in 4,900 series titles that are classified into three audiences: Juvenile Easy (for birth - grade 2), Juvenile (grades 2 - 6), and Young Adult (grades 6 - 12).

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MAS Ultra - School Edition MAS Ultra - School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers and more.

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Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus

Designed for middle school libraries, this database contains full text for popular middle school magazines, full-text biographies and historical essays.

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Novelist K-8 Plus Novelist K-8 Plus

Novelist K-8 helps librarians, teachers, parents, and other adults who care about children in grades K-8 find fiction and non-fiction books to read tailored to their reading level and interests. Or, kids can try it themselves to help them select books they will enjoy.

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Points of View Reference Center Points of View Reference Center

Contains resources presenting multiple sides of issues.

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Primary Search Primary Search

Designed for elementary school libraries. Contains full text for popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection.

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What Tree Is It? What Tree Is It?

Identify common trees of Ohio using this database, which walks users through qualities of leaves and fruits and other aspects of trees.

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What's Next books in series Kent District Library What's Next Book Series Database

The What's Next®: Books in Series database was developed and is maintained by the Kent District Library. 

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What's That Snake? What's That Snake?

This program includes 30 species and subspecies of snakes that are found in Ohio.

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What's The Point? What's The Point?

A program designed to help users identify flint artifacts.

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World Book Early Learning World Book Early Learning

Books, educational activities and games, designed for young children.

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World Book for Kids World Book for Kids

The site offers simpler navigation, thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps, and dozens of activities tied to national curriculum standards.

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World Book Student World Book Student

Contains an extensive multimedia collection, including editor-selected websites, and correlations to state standards.

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World Book Timelines World Book Timelines

Build and share timelines. Use your own events and images or add content and images from World Book.

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