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Online Research Tools for Kids

BookFlixBookFLIX: Interactive digital stories, true books, and games. For students grades Pre-K – 3.


International Children's Digital LibraryInternational Children’s Digital Library: High-quality digital picture books and chapter books from around the world. Browse by age, genre, book length, character types, or even the color of a book’s cover. For students in grades Pre-K – 5.


Little Pim LogoLittle Pim: An online language program that makes it fun and easy for kids to learn another language. Choose from 12 different languages including Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, and more. For kids ages birth – 6.


The New Book of Knowledge from Scholastic GoNew Book of Knowledge (Scholastic go!): Research tool that offers both students and educators digital nonfiction texts, articles, experiments, and homework help resources across a wide range of core content areas for research and reference organized by topic, grade, level, and Lexile. For students grades K – 12 and adults.


Novelist K-8NoveList K-8: Find Lexile Measure, which is a number indicating the reading level, demand, difficulty, and complexity of the sentences. Retrieve suggested reads, book lists, discussion guides, and more. For students in grades 4 – 12 and adults.


ScienceFlixScienceFlix: Offers a mobile-ready interactive resource perfectly designed for those interested in science, technology, and engineering, with an emphasis on the latest STEM thinking and the newest science standards. For students in grades 3 – 8.


TrueFlixTrueFlix: Online resource with digital books and videos that helps students build knowledge of subject-area content, cultivate 21st Century Skills, and meet Common Core Standards through the inquiry process. For students in grades 3 – 8.


TumblebooksTumbleBookLibrary: Collection of animated, talking picture books with fiction, nonfiction, and foreign-language titles. Includes read-alongs, chapter book ebooks, audiobooks, online puzzles, and games. For students in grades Pre-K – 5.


TumbleBookCloud LogoTumbleBookCloud: Collection of videos and chapter books, such as Shakespeare, poetry, nonfiction, science, history, and geography. Categories include ebooks, read-alongs, graphic novels, National Geographic videos, and audiobooks. For students in grades 6 – 12.


Tumble Book Cloud JrTumbleBookCloud Junior: Collection of read-along, online titles in categories, such as early readers, chapter books, classics, and poetry. Have the book narrated aloud, turn the page automatically, and customize the screen for font size, text, and screen color. For students in grades 3 – 6.


World Book Early World of LearningWorld Book Early World of Learning: Developed with experts on early childhood education, Early World of Learning offers rich resources designed for easy integration into the classroom curriculum. The site is optimized for tablets and encompasses six interactive learning components and Educator Tools. For students in grades Pre-K – 3.

Note: To access from home, click on “Go to Full Site” and enter your GE Library Card number. Click “Go to Full Site again for menu. 


World Book KidsWorld Book Kids: World Book Kids is the premier online resource developed especially for young students. The site has been optimized for tablets and features image-based navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of images and videos as well as a wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities. For students in grades 1 – 5.

Note: To access from home, click on “Go to Full Site” and enter your GE Library Card number. Click “Go to Full Site again for menu.


World Book StudentWorld Book Student: World Book Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools. World Book Student is also optimized for tablets for the ultimate mobile research experience. For students in grades 1 – 8.

Note: To access from home, click on “Go to Full Site” and enter your GE Library Card number. Click “Go to Full Site again for menu.