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Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition

Full-text popular nonfiction books designed for elementary school users
Elementary School Student
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  • Searchable full text for more than 1,300 nonfiction titles
  • Includes popular series titles from top book publishers
  • Covers animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, and more
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile)

Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition

Full-text popular nonfiction books designed for high school users
High School Student
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  • Searchable full text for more than 4,500 non-fiction titles
  • Includes popular series titles from top book publishers
  • Covers core subject areas as well as careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills, and more
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile)​

Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition

Full-text popular nonfiction books designed for middle school users
Middle School Student
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  • Searchable full text for more than 3,200 nonfiction titles
  • Includes popular series titles from top book publishers
  • Covers careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics, and more
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile)

Explora for Elementary Schools

Search interface for EBSCO's elementary school resources
Elementary School Student
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  • Browse by Animals, Arts & Music, Biographies, Geography, Language Arts, Math, Science & Health, and Social Studies
  • Searches American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, Book Collection Nonfiction Elementary & Middle School Editions, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Health Source: Consumer Edition, History Reference Center, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source Plus, Primary Search, and Science Reference Center
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile)
For Educators​

Explora for Everyone

Search interface for EBSCO's general information resources
General Public
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  • Browse by Arts & Literature, Biography, Business & Careers, Current Events, Geography & Culture, Health, History & Social Science, and Science & Math
  • Searches Academic Search Premier, Book Collection Nonfiction Elementary, Middle & High School Editions, Business Source Premier, Columbia Encyclopedia, Consumer Health Complete, Education Research Complete, ERIC, GreenFILE, Health Source: Consumer Edition, History Reference Center, Literary Reference Center, MAS Ultra: School Edition, MasterFILE Premier, Middle Search Plus, Military & Government Collection, Newspaper Source Plus, Professional Development Collection, and Science Reference Center
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile) ​​

Explora for Middle & High Schools

Search interface for EBSCO's middle and high school resources
Middle School Student, High School Student
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  • Browse by Arts & Literature, Biography, Business & Government, Current Issues, Geography, Health, History, and Science & Math
  • Searches Academic Search Premier, Book Collection Nonfiction Middle & High School Editions, Consumer Health Complete, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, GreenFILE, Health Source: Consumer Edition, History Reference Center, Literary Reference Center, MAS Ultra: School Edition, MasterFILE Premier, Middle Search Plus, Military & Government Collection, Newspaper Source Plus, and Science Reference Center
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile)
For Educators

HeritageQuest Online

Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources
General Public
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  • Collection of genealogical and historical sources
  • Unique primary sources, local, and family histories
  • U.S. Federal Censuses, books, cemetery records, city directories, military records and more

History Reference Center

Full-text history reference resource
General Public, Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
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  • Full-text books, magazines, historical documents, biographies, and multimedia
  • Nearly 57,000 historical documents and 40,000 historical photos and maps
  • More than 1,990 full-text reference books
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile)
For Educators

LearningExpress Library

Access all the LearningExpress Library's collections of web-based test preparation tools and skill-building materials
General Public
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  • Includes full-text ebooks, courses, and tutorials
  • Access all 8 LearningExpress Library learning centers

Literary Reference Center

A collection of literary criticism and works
General Public, Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
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  • 36,000 plot summaries, synopses, and work overviews
  • 101,000 articles/essays of literary criticism
  • 94,000 poems and 25,000 short stories
For Educators
 

LitFinder

A collection of literary works and related articles
General Public, Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
Powered by Gale
 
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  • 140,000 full-text poems
  • 8,800 full-text short stories, plays,  and novels
  • 5,800 full-text essays and speeches
  • Includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary

MAS Ultra - School Edition

A collection of magazines, books, and multimedia covering a wide-range of subject areas
Middle School Student, High School Student
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  • Subject areas include history, science, careers, and more
  • Popular magazine titles include American History, Archaeology, Discover, History Today, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian and more
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile) 

NoveList

Fiction recommendation resource with read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists, and more
General Public, High School Student
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  • Search for books by keyword and reading level (Lexile)
  • Includes book recommendations created by book experts
  • Search by terms of appeal like style and mood

NoveList K-8

Children's fiction recommendation resource with read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists, and more
Elementary School Student, Middle School Student
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  • Search for books by keyword and reading level (Lexile)
  • Includes book recommendations created by book experts
  • Search by terms of appeal like style and mood

TeachingBooks.net

Multimedia on K-12 fiction and non-fiction books
Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student
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  • Browse or search author interviews, lesson plans, discussion guides, readings, and videos
  • Thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books
  • Every resource is selected to encourage the integration of multimedia, author, and book materials into reading and library activities

TeachingBooks.net Text Complexity Rubric

Inform instructional decisions using this interactive, crowdsourced rubric
Educator
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  • Qualitative measures for the complexity of a book include meaning, text structure, language features, and knowledge demands of the content of a book
  • Based on the Common Core Qualitative Rubric for Literary and Informational Texts
  • After submitting the text complexity rubric, receive a certificate via email acknowledging your submission

Wisconsin Biographies

Multimedia educational resources that connect students with fascinating figures from Wisconsin’s past
Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, Educator
Produced by Wisconsin Media Lab
 
Details
  • A collection of short animated videos with leveled biographies (iBook and print)
  • Includes two online student activities and teaching tips
  • Historical images available for each biography
  • Grades 3 - 8​