Research Tools for Younger Users

Looking for magazine articles and other reference resources with reading levels geared toward specific age groups? Try these databases!

Gale/Cengage Databases

These databases now have integration with Google Apps for Education.  Students, teachers, and library patrons can seamlessly login using their Google Account credentials and easily download and share articles using tools like Google Drive and Docs.  Click here for a tip sheet on how to use this new function!

Other Databases

  • National Geographic Kids (Ages 6-14) Features educational games, videos, and other activities, centered mostly on animals and the natural world.
  • World Book Early World of Learning  Early World of Learning, World Book Online’s early childhood digital resource, is a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts.  With read-aloud across all functions, the 60 stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities.  

SAT support with Homework Help

Get help with your SAT questions from state-certified teachers with Mary Riley Styles Public Library's online service of Homework Help and access to Barron's SAT prep books. Click here for more information.