World Book Online

Good news! Our School now subscribes to the World Book Web. The World Book Web has been ranked the number one reference site for schools and libraries by the Complete K-12 Report in 2006, 2007 and 2008. The World Book Web includes:

• World Book Kids—the premier general reference Web site developed especially for younger users.

• World Book Student—includes all articles from the 22-volume World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles and more than 20,000 pictures, maps, videos, and sounds, and a Spanish-language encyclopedia.

• World Book Advanced—tailored for the needs of older students, it includes encyclopedic content, e-books, multimedia, a vast collection of primary source documents, and a wealth of research tools that allow students to customize and save their work.

• World Book Discover—designed for students reading below grade level, this site includes reference articles, text-to-speech capabilities, research and translation tools, and multimedia.

• Living Green Digital Library—an online, interactive site that examines pollutions causes and consequences and offers tips on green practices at home.

• Early Peoples Digital Library —an online, interactive site that examines the history and cultures of ancient cultures.

• Inventions and Discoveries Digital Library—an online, interactive site that examines inventions and discoveries throughout history.

 • Dramatic Learning—uses plays, skits, and monologues to help students become more fluent readers and help them understand core concepts and retain topical information.

 Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos—the optimal beginner’s Spanish language reference site.

 • Gran Enciclopedia Hispánica—a comprehensive Spanish-language encyclopedia that includes nearly 100,000 articles and large multimedia library.

 • L'Encyclopédie Découverte—a French-language encyclopedia with a wealth of media and research tools.

 Our World Book subscription allows us to give you and your family access to this valuable reference source at your home computers 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. We are providing this service to you at no charge!

We hope your children will use the World Book Web often to help with their homework, special projects, and at-home learning.

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