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Kindergarten - 5th Grade

 fiva Find it Virginia  RESEARCH, READ, LEARN! Find it Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all all ages. Select the appropriate tab for the age or audience to begin their research, reading and learning journey. 
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Gale in Context: Elementary (formerly Kids Infobits) meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
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Explora Primary (grades k-5) Age appropriate research needs searching EBSCO's K-8 eBook and Cricket Media collection.
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eBook Cricket Media Collection  The eBook Cricket Media Collection includes more than 400 titles in eBook format and is suitable for children grades Pre-K through 8th. Cricket is an internationally recognized education company with award-winning print content for children, families and educators. Cricket engages children in a wide variety of subjects and disciplines, helping them explore and expand their worlds.
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Novelist K-8 Plus Can't decide what to read next? Use novelist to discover your next favorite author, series, or title!
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  LEARN
Visit DaybyDayVA, a family activity calendar with new suggestions every day for stories, songs, activities, and games!
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Middle School


fiva Find it Virginia  RESEARCH, READ, LEARN! Find it Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all all ages. Select the appropriate tab for the age or audience to begin their research, reading and learning journey. 
user ID: VAlib
password: Read1!
  RESEARCH
Explora Middle School (6-8 Grades)
EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries is designed to meet the unique needs of its users. Explora supports both students research and classroom instruction. Explora searches:
  • NewspaperSource
  • eBooks (the K-8 Collection, History Collection and Cricket Media Collection)
  • Read It!
    Research while practicing reading skills with Read It!TM Helps students with basic foundation in English grammar and reading who need adapted reading material for many subjects. Read It!TM is also a great tool for English Language Learners.
user ID: VAlib
password: Read1!
  READ
EBSCO eBooks (also discoverable through Explora)
K-8 Collection
This EBSCO collection includes eBooks for K-8 students and their educators. It offers a cost-effective way for libraries to provide educators with full-text eBook coverage to support their curricula, and is a great complement to other elementary and middle school eBook and database resources.
Patron ID: VAlib

Cricket Media Collection
The eBook Cricket Media Collection includes more than 400 titles in eBook format and is suitable for children grades Pre-K through 8th. Cricket is an internationally recognized education company with award-winning print content for children, families and educators. Cricket engages children in a wide variety of subjects and disciplines, helping them explore and expand their worlds.
Patron ID: VAlib

Novelist Plus
Can't decide what to read next? Use Novelist to discover your next favorite author, series, or title!
Patron ID: VAlib

Novelist K-8
Specifically for students up to 8th grade, Novelist K-8 can help you find your next best read!
Patron ID: VAlib
  LEARN
Universal Class
Choose from over 500 online courses from photography to physics, computer skills to calligraphy. Learn for fun or to get extra help with a tough topic.
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High School
fiva Find it Virginia  RESEARCH, READ, LEARN! Find it Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all all ages. Select the appropriate tab for the age or audience to begin their research, reading and learning journey. 
user ID: VAlib
password: Read1!
  RESEARCH
Explora High School (9-12)
EBSCO'S interface for school's and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction. Explora searches:
  • Master File Complete
    The most comprehensive and valuable collection of full-text general interest resources. This authoritative general information database is the best place to start your research project.
  • NewspaperSource
  • Read It!
    Research while practicing reading skills with Read It!TM Helps students with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading who need adapted reading material for many subjects. Read It!TM is also a great tool for English Language Learners.
  • eBook History Collection
    This collection features more than 17,000 world history eBooks to meet the content needs of students in their research. Titles encompass a variety of subjects, including medieval history, history of music, history of science, law in history, history of philosophy, art history, history of technology, history of business and economics, history of religions, military history and more.
    Patron ID: VAlib
user ID: VAlib
password: Read1!

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eBooks
eBook High School Collection (also discoverable in Explora)
Designed specifically for high school students and their educators. Enjoy casual fiction, literature, and scholarly works - reading for every purpose.
Patron ID: VAlib

Novelist Plus
Don't know what to read next? Novelist helps you discover new authors, series, etc., based on what you know you like.
user ID: VAlib
password: Read1!
  LEARN
Universal Class
Choose from over 500 online courses from photography to physics, computer skills to calligraphy. Learn for fun or to get extra help with a tough topic.

Career Transitions
Career Transitions is your one stop shop for job seeking and career exploration. Take an interest and skills assessment to identify potential career fields; create a professional resume for downloading and emailing; view webinars on interview skills, search for available jobs near you with an instant connection to IndeedTM's database.

Rocket Languages
Speak and understand a new language better. With 12 languages to choose from, including American Sign Language, Rocket Languages also features modules in Spanish and Japanese to learn English. Rocket Languages is perfect for the business or traveler learner, as well as extra practice for students.
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