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    TumbleBooks

    Tumblebooks Icon TumbleBook Library

    This online collection of animated, talking picture books is perfect resource to encourage reading in children. It teaches children the joy of reading in a friendly format. The Tumblebook Library contains existing picture books with added animation, sound, music, narration, and games.

     

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    Homework & Research Help for Elementary Students

    Some resources may require you to enter your library card number, which is the 14 digit number located under the barcode on the back of your Tazewell County Public Library library card. If you do not have a library card, you can obtain one for free at one of our three libraries by showing a picture ID and proof of your current address.

    Britannica Library - Children Encyclopedia Britannica Library - Children Edition

    Encyclopedia Britannica Library is a searchable encyclopedia that is children friendly. Find useful facts on a variety to help your child for school projects or science fair.

     

    NatGeo_Kids_lg.gif National Geographic Kids

    Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

     

    Kidsinfobits Kids Infobits

    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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    Homework & Research Help for Young Adults

    Some resources may require you to enter your library card number, which is the 14 digit number located under the barcode on the back of your Tazewell County Public Library library card. If you do not have a library card, you can obtain one for free at one of our three libraries by showing a picture ID and proof of your current address.


    Credo Literati
    Credo Literati & Homework Help

    Literati is a great place to begin your research. Not only does it link to 10,000 Topic Subject Pages on topics such as the American Revolution and coal, but it also links to other online databases, the Tazewell County Public Library's catalog, and other websites.  You can find images, audio, and video to help you on a report or a school project. This resource easily allows you to cite your information as well.

     

    Britannica Library - Young Adult Encyclopedia Britannica Library - Young Adults Edition

    Encyclopedia Britannica Library is a searchable encyclopedia that is for young adults. Find useful facts on a variety to help your child for school projects. Includes lots of pictures and video.

     

    infotracjunior InfoTrac Junior

    This periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school, with magazines, newspapers and reference books (most are full-text) for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more

     

    infotracstudent InfoTrac Student

    This database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

     

    null Issues & Controversies

    This is a perfect resource for students and educators for researching controversial topics. Get up-to-date information on issues that are currently in the news, such as the Affordable Care Act, Gay Rights, and Abortion. This resource explains how to properly cite one's sources and avoid plagiarism.

    mango logo.jpg Mango Languages

     Do you need extra assistance with your foreign language classes at school? Have you ever wanted to talk like a pirate?! Arrrr!  Then Mango Languages is the perfect resource for you. Mango Languages is a language-learning program that offers audio (spoken) lessons in a number of languages.

    null Writer's Reference Center

    Do you need assistance on improving your writing for school or work? Start with improving the basic fundamentals and grammar of your writing. Learn how to create a thesis statement, how to create an online, or how to gather and organize your research. This reference database also includes a rhyming dictionary, a common list of cliches and allusions, a thesaurus, and many other useful resources.

     

     

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    Resources for Parents

    • Virginia Day by Day Family Calendar: This rich resource provides activities in order to better prepare your child for school and to read independently.
    • Summer Learning: Research shows that children who read for pleasure and explore new things in the summer do better and forget less when they go back to school in the fall. The Virginia Department of Education has launched a Web page and flyer with ideas for summer learning that may be shared with parents, caregivers, or students as the school year ends.

     

     

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    Online collection of animated, talking picture books to encourage reading in children.

     


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