Research & Reference: Kids

Subscription-Based Library Resources:

The following resources are available from GHPLD remotely or within the Library.  A Library card is required.

ABCmouse.com (In Library Use Only)
Helps children learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more.

Middle Search Plus
Resources to support middle school students, including biographies, magazines, primary source documents, photos, maps, and flags.  Includes Sports Illustrated Kids, Scholastic News, National Geographic and dozens more.  Articles include reading level indicators (Lexile).

NoveList K-8 Plus
Find recommended reads, information on authors, book discussion guides, and reading lists on various subjects such as historical, realistic, and fantasy fiction.

Primary Search
Resources to support elementary school students, including encyclopedias specifically for kids, articles from children’s magazines including Highlights and Junior Scholastic, and a large image collection.

Read It!
Read It! helps English Language Learners (ELLs) succeed academically and in everyday life by providing content that supports English-language reading proficiency and comprehension, as well as general literacy, research, note-taking, and academic writing.  Examples of resources include customized articles and practice quizzes to support ELL success, licensed content from leading ELL publishers, illustrations to support understanding, research guides and worksheets, and more.

Scholastic Teachables
Scholastic Teachables offers printable activities for math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond.  Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids Pre-K to 8th grade.

Tutor.com
Get help with homework, studying for an exam or understanding today’s lesson.  Subjects include Math, Science, Social Studies, and English.  Tutors are available everyday from 12pm-12am.  When tutors are unavailable, users can still access lessons, worksheets, study guides, and more.

Free Resources:

The following resources are recommendations that may be helpful to you. These resources are not created or controlled by GHPLD.

Fact Monster
For students, teachers, and parents.  Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, entertainment, geography, history, biography, education, and health.

Money As You Grow
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau provides youth financial literacy resources for parents.