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Especially for Kids

Cantook Station

Provider: 
DeMarque
Short Description: 
eBooks and audiobooks in French for children, teens and adults from well-known Québecois and European authors as well as some popular titles translated from English.
  • Checkout up to 7 titles at a time for up to 21 days.  Items return automatically.
  • You can place up to 3 holds.
  • Access eBooks and audiobooks in

Creativebug

Provider: 
Creativebug
Short Description: 
Find high-quality online art and craft video classes, free patterns and inspiration.

Creativebug allows users to learn follow art and craft how to videos online.  There are projects geared to every skill level in a multitude of areas including art and design, sewing, fibre arts, ceramics, holiday specials, food and home, kids crafts and more.  

World Book Student

Provider: 
World Book
Short Description: 
Features all the articles from the print version of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research.

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TumbleBookLibrary

Provider: 
Tumblebooks
Short Description: 
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. Available as an app. Remote access available.

The TumbleBookLibrary has 300 TumbleBooks, 40 Read-Along Chapter Books, 160 TumbleGames, and non-fiction books plus TumbleQuizzes.

The TumbleBookLibrary has a selection of children's picture books, chapter books and non-fiction. Old time fairy tales such as “Jack and the Beanstock” and contemporary favourites such as "The Paper Bag Princess" by Robert Munsch, come to life in an educational and interactive way.

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TumbleBookCloud Junior

Provider: 
TumbleBook
Short Description: 
TumbleBookCloud Junior is geared to reading levels grades 3-6, and has over 300 titles of early reader chapter books, children's classics, graphic novels, children's audiobooks and National Geographic videos. Remote Access is available.

Geared to reading levels grades 3-6, TumbleBookCloud Junior is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to go beyond the picture book collection in TumbleBookLibrary.  There are over 300 titles of early reader chapter books, children's classics, graphic novels, children's audiobooks and National Geographic videos - many of which are paired with ebooks - a perfect compliment!

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PebbleGo

Provider: 
EduREF
Short Description: 
A pre-K to grade 3 database for reading and research. PebbleGo includes built-in reading and research tools for emerging readers. PebbleGo makes learning and improving reading and research skills fun, building on children’s interest. Two separate databases: PebbleGo Animals and PebbleGo Science, are simple to navigate and offer key reading supports of read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting.

A pre-K to grade 3 database for reading and research. PebbleGo includes built-in reading and research tools for emerging readers. PebbleGo makes learning and improving reading and research skills fun, building on children’s interest. Two separate databases: PebbleGo Animals and PebbleGo Science, are simple to navigate and offer key reading supports of read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting.

Novelist Plus K-8

Provider: 
Ebsco
Short Description: 
Novelist Plus K-8 will help you find fiction and nonfiction books for school projects as well as your next favourite book. This database is filled with excerpts, first chapters, and reviews of books specifically for kids in Elementary and Middle School. Remote access available.

About the Database

The Novelist Plus K-8 database is a searchable database of children’s fiction and nonfiction books that stores summaries and book reviews from Kirkus, BookList, Publisher’s Weekly and School Library Journal.

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Explora Primary

Provider: 
Ebsco
Short Description: 
For elementary school research, this database provides access to age appropriate information on topics relevant to the curriculum. Remote access available.

Explora is EBSCO’s unique research interface designed to support students and educators. The elementary school version highlights relevant, age-appropriate content that’s easy for young learners to search and explore.

High-quality content from a variety of popular children’s sources to support student learning and classroom instruction.

Benefits include: