Britannica offers students and educators across the globe have unparalleled access to expert knowledge in all subject areas, all aligned to today’s curriculum.


StoryOnline Screen Actors Guild present online recording of actors reading children’s books. These videos give children around the world a chance to be read to with just the click of a Storyline Online video book image.

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TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks -talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in format they’ll love.  TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.


Mango Languages is our resource to help you learn practical conversation skills for languages spoken all around the world. The Berthoud Community Library offers English as a second language, Spanish (Latin America), Italian, French, Japanese and, of course, Pirate.


Science Buddies is a non-profit organization that empowers K-12 students, parents, and teachers to quickly and easily find free project ideas and help in all areas of science from physics to food science and music to microbiology. Whether your goal is to find a fun science activity for your kids or win the international science fair, Science Buddies puts comprehensive, scientist-authored tools, tips, and techniques at your fingertips.

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SparkFun’s Department of Education uses electronics as a creative medium and hands-on learning tool, with products and curriculum designed to develop foundational skills for students to explore the world of electronics, increase investment and ownership in education, and plant the seeds of inventorship in today’s youth

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Kids Need to Read works to create a culture of reading for children by providing inspiring books to underfunded schools, libraries, and literacy programs across the United States, especially those serving disadvantaged children.

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Searching for Accelerated Reader books is fun and easy with this free online tool.

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Thompson School District offers you this resource to help you prepare for the upcoming school year.


NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We’re Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists. For school media specialists and teachers there are Picture Book Extenders and articles on Teaching with Fiction.

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