Tips for Using Databases  Watch short videos to learn how to use a specific database.

  Writing and Citing  Confused about writing your next paper? Homework help is just a click away. You'll find information, guides to writing, live on-line tutors, and more. Don't forget to visit the "Citing" links to complete your papers.

Basic Skills & Help

  Evaluating Website Content  Is the website a hoax or real? The links here will help you to learn to evaluate websites when doing your homework.
  Study Stack  Create flash cards to help you study. All subject areas are covered.
 

Book Reports

  How to Write a Book Report  Writing a book report can be a lot of fun. It gives you a chance to read a new book and then tell your teacher and friends what you thought about it.
  Slime Kids  Check out this great website for middle school and elementary school-age kids with book trailers, language arts games, and much more!
 

Dictionaries

  Merriam Webster’s Word Central   Easy to use dictionary and thesaurus!
 

Encyclopedias

  Britannica Kids  A-Z information from the Encyclopedia Britannica for Kids!
  Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia  Covers entries ranging from Abolitionist movement to Zoos.
 

Grammar

  Painless Junior Grammar  Students in third and fourth grades will value this instructive and entertaining journey to Grammar World, where kids have fun while they develop their facility in correct English usage.
 

Study Aids

  Fact Monster  Almanacs, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and more.
  Handwriting for Kids  Not exactly books, but here's help learning to write in cursive writing. How do you make those curvy letter? See it here!
 

Tools to Use for Reports or Papers

  Bibliography Help  Help with citations and more!
  Citation Builder  Need help citing a work for your paper? This citation builder will help you build it correctly.
  Essays to Write  If you need help coming up with ideas for your essay, this is the resource for you!
  How to do Research - World Book Reference Center   
  Increase Your Vocabulary  Fun word challenge designed to increase your vocabulary.
  Tools to Help You Complete Your Reports or Papers  These tools will hep you create great reports!