Reference

eResources

Sites

* Biography in Context
Biographical information on more than one million people.
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* Britannica Library: Kids
Britannica Library: Kids is designed for primary school students.
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* Britannica SmartMaths Practice
An interactive and fun way for those aged 6-14 to improve their math skills with activities, tests and quizzes.
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* BusyThings
Access colourful, quirky and fun games and activities for 3 to 7 year olds. Designed to entertain and educate!
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* Inventions and Discoveries
Explore the impact of inventions and discoveries that continue to shape our world today. Part of World Book Web.
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* Literacy Planet
Fun learn-to-read resource for children. Includes pre-reading skills, practice exercises and basic mathematics. (was Intrepica) Set up a new account with your library card number and email address.
* National Geographic - Kids
Access to the digital archive of the trusted children's magazine National Geographic: Kids. Aimed at 6-14 year olds.
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* NoveList K8 Plus
Teen's and children's tool to find new authors and reading options. You can use your favourite writer, book, genre, series or story as a starting point.
* Overdrive for kids
Free eBook and eAudiobook collection containing thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles for children.
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* TumbleBook Library
Fun animated children’s stories, games, quizzes and puzzles.
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* World Book Early World of Learning
Access an interactive learning resource developed by early childhood education experts for preschoolers and children in early primary school. Part of World Book Web.
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* World Book Online Craft Corner
Access to thousands of engaging projects suitable for a broad spectrum of hobbyists - from beginner to experienced, for children and adults. Part of World Book Web.
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* World Book Online for Kids
Easy-to-use encyclopædia for young readers. Articles, multimedia, games, science projects and interactive tools for homework and fun. Part of World Book Web.
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* Bateman New Zealand Encyclopedia
Covers a wide range of subjects of historical and contemporary significance to New Zealand. 6th ed. Auckland, New Zealand: David Bateman, 2005
From The Gale Virtual Reference Library.
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* CDs, Super Glue, and Salsa: How Everyday Products Are Made: Series 3
Provides coverage of household and high-interest products. Alphabetically arranged entries illuminate the secrets behind the manufacture of a product through the details of its history, including who invented it and why; how it was developed and how it works; how and from what it is made; how the product might be used in the future Ed. Mei Ling Rein. Detroit: U*X*L, 2003.
From The Gale Virtual Reference Library.
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* The Source
View the full listing of the Source resources. The library subscribes to them so that you can access them for free. All you need is your library card number and PIN.