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Digital Library for Kids


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STEM Village (New)

Canadian Points of View Reference CentreGrzimek's Animal Life EncyclopediaKids Infobitsl'Encyclopedie DecouverteNational Geographic KidsNovelist Plus K-8UXL Encyclopedia


Canadian Points of View Reference Centre

Full-text articles on topics from a Canadian perspective.


Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction

Internationally renowned for its scientific reporting, coverage and illustrations, this resource serves as a major point of reference for researchers and students studying the animal kingdom.



Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It's a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.



Preloaded with content suitable for children aged 3-10 years old, Launchpad tablets are designed with a simple, easy-to-use interface. Launchpads are 100% secure, have no download time, no need for Wi-Fi and provide access to educational content. Their interactive, multimedia content is curated and bundled together by age, subject and themes such as STEAM, language arts, math, science, animals and nature.


l'Encyclopedie Decouverte

l'Encyclopedie Decouverte provides French speaking students with access to the colourful and interactive French-language WorldBook Encyclopedia online. Perfect for beginner French speaking students.


National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids provides more than 500 pictures that you can freely download for educational use, 200 National Geographic Kids books as well as full issues of National Geographic Kids magazine, from 2009 to the present.


Novelist Plus K-8

A readers’ advisory resource designed to assist young readers find books that are just right for their reading level and interests by providing reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction for readers in grades K-8.


Tumblebook Library Premium

The Tumblebook Premium collection has over 1100 title for children grades K-6. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, playlists, books in languages other than English, such as French and Spanish, graphic novels and math stories.


UXL Encyclopedia of Science 3rd ed.

This ten-volume set opens up the entire world of science in clear, nontechnical language. Its 798 entries provide fascinating facts covering the entire spectrum of science, from physical, life, and earth sciences to math, psychology, engineering, technology, and the environment. Many include helpful sidebar boxes that highlight fascinating facts and phenomena, as well as color images and illustrations that enhance the text.




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