Encyclopedias/ Dictionaries: Kids

SFPL Resources

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Scholastic Go! (Grades 3 and up)
Search eight encyclopedia databases for information about a range of subjects.

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CultureGrams Kids Edition (Grades 3 and up)
Discover facts and up-to-date cultural information about the nations of the world.

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Encyclopedia Britannica Online (Grades 3 and up)
Find general information on many topics.

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Oxford English Dictionary (Grades 4 and up)
Look up definitions, pronunciations, word origins and examples of words in context.


Merriam-Webster's Student Dictionary for Kids (Grades 4 and up)
Access word definitions and a thesaurus.