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Online Databases for Kids


You can access these databases in the library or from home by entering your Strathcona County Library card number (omit any spaces) and PIN (the last 4 digits of your phone number).

Looking for more? Check out our Master List of SCL Databases (for kids, teens and adults).






Canadian Encyclopedia
Up-to-the-minute information about our country. Over 10,000 articles with lots of links and feature articles.


NoveList Plus
Read-alikes and suggestions for what to read next. Search for titles, authors, plots and reading preferences.



  Grolier Online/Scholastic Go
Homework help through encyclopedia or magazine articles, websites, pictures, maps and videos. Includes Amazing Animals of the World, Lands and Peoples, The New Book of Knowledge and New Book of Popular Science.
  Scholastic BookFLIX
A literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related non-fiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning.




  L'Encyclopédie Découverte
Découvrez l'édition française du World Book Encyclopedia. Discover the French edition of World Book Encyclopedia.
24/7 homework help and test prep tools for grades 3-12 (Math, Science and English Language Arts). Solaro is based on the Alberta curriculum, so it covers the same topics you're learning about in school.


  Learn Alberta's Online Reference Centre
More databases are available to Alberta K-12 students through the Learn Alberta website. In order to access the databases, you must obtain a UserID and Password from your teacher or from our main floor Information Desk.
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that you can read or have read to you. TumbleBooks are ideal for beginning readers and include titles in French and Spanish.





  World Book Online
This online version of World Book Encyclopedia includes articles, atlas info, charts, videos, related web links and more.
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