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Kids

Resources for homework help and for fun, just for children and students.
Available for free through your Library!

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Kids Search: Kids Search makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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Searchasaurus: Looking to do some research for class? For fun? Check out this dinosaur themed database for K-8 students on NC Live. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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NC Live: Homework Help: A list of programs and databases to help with all your homework problems, through NC Live. It's Free! *

Accelerated Reader Book Finder Logo

Accelerated Reader Book Finder: This website has book lists and points values for Accelerated Reader
books. Kept updated and easy to use

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Learning Express: Practice tests and self-paced courses for students from 4th grade up. Math, reading, SAT, and ACT courses and more.This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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Biography Reference Center: Need information about an historical person? Check out Biography Reference Center for all your research needs! More than 450,000 biographies, including actors, authors, explorers, historical figures, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, scientists and many others.This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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NCpedia: NCpedia highlights North Carolina's unique resources, people and culture to enrich, educate and inform. The NCpedia project is coordinated and managed by the Government and Heritage Library at the State Library of North Carolina, part of the NC Department of Cultural Resources.

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KidsClick!: Created by a group of librarians, KidsClick! is a search engine for kids that includes websites for homework help AND games and entertainment. All links are professionally chosen, evaluated, and cataloged by subject. You can use the alphabetical list of subject headings or browse the site by subject directories, narrowing by categories until you have an annotated list of relevant sites.

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Novelist: A database that lists tons of kids and teen (and adult) books, by author, title, and even series! Find a good book to read or get help for your book report. It contains everything from picture books to novels! This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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NC Live Video Collection: The NC LIVE Video Collection is a collection of more than 250 high quality documentary and educational video programs produced for the Public Broadcasting Corporation. Chosen by North Carolina librarians for use in supporting education and for general interest, the collection includes programming covering the sciences, US and world history, biography, current events, and the arts, as well as a variety of other subjects. In addition, several educational series for children are included. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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Storyline Online: Have your Favorite Author Read a book to you! The Screen Actors Guild is proud to bring you Storyline Online, an on-line streaming video program featuring SAG members reading children's books aloud! Each book includes accompanying activities and lesson ideas. This program has been made possible by a waiver from the Screen Actors Guild.

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International Children's Digital Library: A nonprofit website created eight years ago by researchers at the University of Maryland at College Park, offers nearly 4,500 free children's books in 54 languages from more than 200 countries, complete with an iPad-friendly interface and an iPhone app.






Internet Safety

Internet Safety: a list of resouces about internet safety.