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A to Z World Food
A to Z World Food is a food culture and traditional recipes database covering 174 countries. Features include recipes, food glossaries, food history timelines and thousands of photos.

Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.

Encyclopedia Britannica
This excellent resource for all different topics includes images, videos and articles. There are different modules for kids, teens and adults. Also available in Spanish.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
More than 3,600 encyclopedias and reference sources. Topics covered: world history and culture, medicine and health, statistics, literature, business and science.

Novelist K-8 Plus
Novelist K-8 Plus allows you to discover fiction and nonfiction titles that are popular with young readers.

Primary Search
Provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

Some resources may require log in with an Evanston Public Library card for access outside the  library.  These are premium resources, not freely available on the Internet.

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