Encyclopedias/ Dictionaries: Kids

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Grolier Online Grades 3 and up
Animals, countries, states and more.

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CultureGrams Kids Edition
Up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe.

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Encyclopedia Britannica Online Grades 3 and up
General information on many topics.

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Oxford English Dictionary Grades 4 and up
Definitions, pronunciations, origins and examples of words in context.


Merriam-Webster's Word Central Grades 4 and up
Word definitions and a thesaurus.