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Early World of Learning

World Book Online’s early childhood digital resource, is a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts.  With read-aloud across all functions, the 60 stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities.  Twelve stories are available in both Spanish and English, and the worksheets also offer written instructions in Spanish.  Classic songs, nursery rhymes, and fairy tales complete the program and are often included in the lesson plan for each story.

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Explora Primary (K-5)

Explora supports both student research and instruction based on curriculum standards.

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Find It Virginia K-5

Find It Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all ages. Look for Master File and Read It!

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Kids Infobits

Kids Infobits

Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

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Novelist K-8

NoveList K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With a fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support your young readers.

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Read It!

Research while practicing reading skills with Read It!™ Helps students with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading who need adapted reading material for many subjects. Read It!™ is also a great tool for English Language Learners.

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Scholastic Go!

It's for everybody! Elementary, middle, and high school students, adults, teachers & educators. See videos & photographs, read descriptions, get lesson plans, about other lands and peoples. 
Available at any Handley Regional Library System location OR at home using your Library card number. 

If you want to use Scholastic in the library, click hereIf you want to use Scholastic at home, click here.

 

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Find It Virginia

Find It Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all ages. All resources are free and available with a public library card anywhere in Virginia. To begin their research, reading and learning journey - select from the appropriate age or audience:

 Ages 0-4           Grades K - 5         Middle School         High School

 

Explora K-5

Explora supports both student research and instruction based on curriculum standards. Search by age appriateness on Explora Primary (K-5), Explora Middle School (6-8), or Explora High School (9-12).

Explora searches Ebsco's K-8 eBook collection and Cricket Media plus general knowledge databases for books, newspaper & magazine articles, and other resources.

 

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Kid InfoBits

Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

 

 

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Early World of Learning

World Book Online’s early childhood digital resource, is a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts.  With read-aloud across all functions, the 60 stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities.  Twelve stories are available in both Spanish and English, and the worksheets also offer written instructions in Spanish.  Classic songs, nursery rhymes, and fairy tales complete the program, and are often included in the lesson plan for each story.

 

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NoveList K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With a fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support your young readers.

 

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