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Accelerated Reader

Accelerated Reader

Accelerated Reader is a program, run by Renaissance Learning, used in primary and secondary schools that aims to increase reading skills though the use of book-specific quizzes.

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Blurb

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A bi-monthly newsletter for readers who enjoy middle-grade chapter books and juvenile fiction. Book news and reviews, writing activities, weird words, strange stories, and much more.

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Britannica Library Children

Britanica Library Children

Age-appropriate features start building key research skills. Photos, videos, diagrams, and maps help students learn to compare text and multimedia resources as they collect their evidence.

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EBSCO eBooks

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Search and view the full text of EBSCO eBooks.

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Explora

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Search all EBSCO articles and topic pages with one easy-to-use interface.

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Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

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For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display.

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Hoopla

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Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen: your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. All you need is a library card.

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Kanopy

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This video streaming service gives you access to festival, indie and world cinema from award-winning filmmakers around the world. Stream thoughtful entertainment to your preferred device with no fees and no commercials.

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Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL)

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Online catalogs and databases, online tutorial and help with internet-based research, a virtual reference desk, and access to Kentuckiana digitized collections.

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NoveList K-8

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A fiction database designed with a bright, appealing layout, designed especially for elementary and middle schools.

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TOPICsearch

TOPICsearch

Contains full text for over 150,961 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO’s collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

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TumbleBooks

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TumbleBooks provides animated, talking picture books which children can read or have read to them. Available to McCracken County Public Library users through KYVL. 

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