Homework Help For Kids
You can use most of these eResources outside the library. Log in with your Homewood Library bar code number.
Please call us at 708-798-0121 x 222 for help choosing or using these tools.
Discover the world with cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations -- from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Local experts document the unique, intimate details of each country's customs, traditions and daily life. Includes photos, videos, interviews, famous people, recipes, flags, graphs and tables and more.
World Book Early World of Learning consists has three sections for PreK to 2nd grade students.
- Trek’s Travels offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more.
- Welcome to Reading develops and strengthens phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills.
- Know It offers a richly visual first encyclopedia.
Includes two encyclopedias:
Compton’s Encyclopedia for middle school students and Elementary
Encyclopedia for elementary students as well as a dictionary. The
Student Center includes an atlas, timelines, video clips, biographies,
study skills and much more.
[Note: to use Britannica Online for Kids outside the library use this link and your Library barcode number.]
Kids Search makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type - -magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc. Kids Search is designed especially for youth in grades K-8.
A version of NoveList Plus designed especially to help elementary and middle school students select fiction and nonfiction titles for school-related or pleasure reading.
Let show you how.
Colorful and easy-to-use for elementary and middle school students, Searchasaurus provides access to magazine articles, pictures, encyclopedias, and a dictionary through an animated interface with a dinosaur theme.
This collection includes reference articles, text-to-speech capabilities, learning and life skills activities, research and translation tools, multimedia, and interactive video. Designed for high school and middle school students who read below grade level because of language or learning difficulties.
For elementary and middle school students, this collection includes all the articles from the articles from the print versions of the encyclopedia plus additional articles, learning resources and research tools. Includes science fair projects, biography center, interactive maps and more.
Contains articles and images from the World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia, which have been selected for younger readers, English-language learners, and reluctant readers.
Versión en Español de la reconocida Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, para los estudiantes de primaria y secundaria, o para los nuevos estudiantes de español. [Spanish language version of the esteemed World Book Encyclopedia for elementary and middle grades, or beginning Spanish students.]