From World Book, a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts. With read-aloud functionality, the 60 stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities. Provided by Find it Virginia.
Books, Literature, & Reading
A customizable, rich experience to answer that age-old question of “What do I read next?” Fiction and nonfiction recommendations.
Search for people by name, birth or death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation, or gender.
Biographical/critical introductions, listings of principal works, and sources for further study on contemporary authors.
Academic journal articles covering most disciplines, including arts, history, humanities, science, medicine, and law.
Just for Kids, by Infobase, provides access to over 11,000 streaming videos for children. Subjects include ABCs & 123s, Arts & Music, Health & PE, History, Math, People & Places, Reading & Writing, Sciences, TV Shows & Movies, and World Languages. You can find videos produced by the Jim Henson Company, PBS, Reading Rainbow, Sesame Street, Weston Woods, and more. Create a free personal account to create and customize playlists, save favorites, sign up for newsletters based on your interests, and take advantage of other features. Provided by Find It Virginia.
Thoughtful entertainment for children aged preschool and up. Parents and caregivers can stream videos from a curated selection of educational and enriching videos on Kanopy Kids with developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings from Common Sense Media, as well as additional parental controls to help keep kids safe. Read more here.
Access to full text of The New York Times Book Review from 1988 to present. Part of U.S. Major Dailies.
Read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps children find books that are just right for their reading levels and interests. Provided by Find it Virginia.
Read-alike recommendations based on factors such as tone, pace, settings, and characters. Provided by Find it Virginia.