Homework — Grades K-8


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America the Beautiful  is a comprehensive source about the states and territories of the United States of America with lots of pictures, maps and statistics.





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Biography in Context provides in-depth coverage of current and historic people. It provides articles and portraits.




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eLibrary contains interview transcripts, speeches, and other primary source materials. It features a "go to the best part" button to help you browse quickly through your search results.





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Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of eBook encyclopedias and almanacs.





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Junior Edition offers magazines, newspapers and reference books on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. Merriam-Webster's Biographical Dictionary is one of the reference books included.





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Kid's InfoBits is for the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a graphic interface, a subject search, and full-text, age-appropriate magazines and newspapers on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.




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Lands and Peoples Online provides information on cultures, geography, languages, and news and history of every independent country and continent in the world with maps, flags, photos, and Web links.





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Literati includes a host of resources, such as educational content for K-12 students and adults, informational videos and tutorials, and interactive discovery tools. Literati Public has been specifically customized for Virginia Libraries. Online tutoring help from certified teacher is offered through the "Homework Help" tab Monday through Thursday from 3pm-9pm and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This service is offered to all students in Virginia (Grades 3-12) needing help in Math, Reading or Writing.




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Literature Resources lets you search several literature databases at the same time on a Website designed specifically for literature research. Find the full texts of literary works, journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.





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National Geographic Kids contains reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.


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New Book of Knowledge has features of the print version plus Wonder Questions, facts and figures, projects and experiments, literary selections, and more.




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New Book of Popular Science contains hundreds of articles in the print version plus science games, puzzles, and brain teasers. Top-of-the-news science stories are updated weekly.




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Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre was conceived and developed with the Spanish-speaking peoples of the Americas as its focus. Based on the print encyclopedia, Cumbre, it contains thousands of articles, thousands of photographs, and more.





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Oxford English Dictionary Online provides the meaning and history of the English language. It also contains millions of quotations.





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Student Resources in Context  provides a selection of original reference material, overviews, critical essays, primary source documents and full-text magazines and newspapers with audio and video clips, photographs, maps and graphics.


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