eLearning Help from World Book Online

Schools may be closed, but the learning doesn't have to stop.

Through April 29, World Book is offering free access to their full suite of online resources. Whether you are a teacher looking for help with online learning, or a caregiver trying to entertain kids and supplement classroom instruction at home, World Book has you covered! Content spans all grade levels and is available 24/7 from any device. 

Through Find it Virginia from the Library of Virginia, CRRL already offers access to Early Learning (for young children) by World Book. Early Learning is an immersive, educational experience for young learners eager to learn more about the world around them while learning to read.

See these additional resources now available through April 29. See Distance-Learning: Tools for Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers for tips on using these resources.


World Book Activity Corner
Activity Corner offers thousands of activities with easy, clear instructions, photographs, illustrations, and more. Every activity also contains a list of materials for easy reference and can be printed, e-mailed, or saved in its entirety to your personal computer.
World Book Advanced

(High school)
World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes full encyclopedic and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, back in time articles, special reports and more. (Optimized for tablets)


World Book Discover
World Book Discover offers engaging reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties, with content and tools specifically developed for these students.
World Book Dramatic Learning
World Book's Dramatic Learning expands proven approaches to building reading fluency and content comprehension. By turning texts into 

plays, skits, and monologues and providing teaching tools to apply these materials in the classroom, Dramatic Learning can help students become more fluent readers, understand core concepts, and internalize content.


World eBook
(All grades)
Includes highly illustrated, engaging titles that span all curriculum areas and reading levels. Read online or download titles to the ebooks app. (Optimized for all tablets and mobile devices)
World Book Kids
(Elementary school)
World Book Kids is developed especially for young students. The site has been optimized for tablets and features image-based navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of images and videos as well as a wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities. (Optimized for tablets)
World Book Science Power
(Elementary school)
Science Power is an engaging and visually rich supplemental science learning site for upper elementary-age children. The site is correlated to popular science textbooks as well as state/provincial standards, and includes differentiated content to help struggling readers master the material.
World Book Social Studies Power
(Elementary school)
Social Studies Power surrounds varied lesson content with rich multimedia, read-aloud text, literacy tools, and geography basics to provide a well-rounded learning experience for students and an effective instructional tool for their educators. More than 100 lessons are presented in differentiated versions to meet the varying learning capabilities of upper elementary students.
World Book Student
(Middle school)
World Book Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools. (Optimized for tablets)
World Book Timelines
(Middle and High school)
Hundreds of customizable, interactive timelines of important events throughout history. (Optimized for tablets)
World of Animals App
Which sea creature has been shuttled into space? Which snake can spit venom into the eyes of animals that threatens it? Which animal reached 171 years old? Find out all this and more in World Book’s World of Animals Lite!

In Arabic:

World Book Kids eLearn
Kids eLearn is a general reference database uniquely developed for young Arabic speaking students.


In Spanish:

AulaPlaneta
Banco de contenidos aulaPlaneta is a comprehensive Spanish-language database designed for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and ESL/ELL program participants.

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


In French:

L'Encyclopedie Decouverte
World Book Encyclopedie Decouverte isdeveloped specifically for beginning French students.