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Biographical information on people from throughout history, worldwide, and across all disciplines and subjects.
Profiles of more than 200 countries, each U.S. State, and all 13 Canadian Provinces. Maps, flags, symbols, timelines, history, economy, geography, population and more.
Get everything you need to finish your report, poster or project without leaving your computer. You’ll find articles, pictures, maps and even whole books!
Don’t know anything about a topic? Start here and find some general articles to get you started. This is suitable for upper elementary and older, as it does not include pictures.
Discover over 4000 species of animals, find pictures and learn about what they do, how they evolved and where they live.
Online homework help, skills building, practice tests and writing lab for all ages. GED, US Citizenship, Resume, and Microsoft Office help is also available. One-on-one tutoring is available from 1-10pm, every day, though questions can be submitted 24/7.
Visually search encyclopedias, dictionaries and digital images, designed for kids K-8. Content is aligned with WA State Curriculum standards, check ‘Teacher Resources’ within resource for further details.
Uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach language. Create your own user account to track your learning. Courses in 45 languages, including Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, Dari, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Pashto, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, even Pirate!
This collection brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.
For kids in kindergarten through middle school who are looking for a great book to read next.
Looking for something good to read? Find new books based on titles you have read or on topics of interest. Categories for adults, teens, and children are included.
Point-of-view articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles on current events and issues of controversy. Content is aligned with WA State Curriculum standards for middle and high school, check 'Curriculum Standards' within resource for further details.
Full-text works of poetry, prose, and drama from around the world. Also includes author biographies and multimedia, literary criticisms, essays, reviews and interviews.
Search Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia by keyword or by topic to find answers to the questions kids ask most. For grades 1-6
Articles and graphics for students in grades 1-9. Need ideas for your science fair project? Looking for a good map for your state report? Here you will find information on your topic of interest at your reading level.
Search for print and online issues in the Sno-Isle Libraries collection of popular and trade titles.
Students can search major areas of study, such as language arts, science and social studies, by keyword or topic—results can easily be sorted by magazine, reference book or encyclopedia, plus video is available for some topics. Content is aligned with WA State Curriculum standards, check ‘Teacher Resources’ section for further details.
Information on all core subjects from Science to Literature to History. Content is aligned to curriculum. This resource removes the risk of the open Web while delivering an authoritative multimedia selection of content — primary sources, overviews, videos, and interactives.
Full text documents, reference articles, and journals covering United States history from pre-colonial times to the present. Content is aligned with WA State Curriculum standards for middle and high school, check ‘Curriculum Standards' within resource for further details.
A complete overview of world history with full text documents on such subjects as civilization, cultural trends, religion, economics and war. Content is aligned with WA State Curriculum standards for middle and high school, check ‘Curriculum Standards' within resource for further details.