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Fun and Games    
Animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading Uses narrated stories with word-by-word highlighting, interactive games, interactive reference material for beginners, and more to help young learners build vocabulary, comprehension, phonics, and reading fluency.

 

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries 

 
For elementary users: encyclopaedia with simple navigation, easy-to-read content and graphic features. For late elementary, secondary, and adult users: readable and authoritative information on significant BC people, places and things. dictionary
French encyclopedia, appropriate for younger users who are native speakers and readers of French, as well as older students and adults for whom French is a second language. Atlas
     

EBSCO Databases

 

  For late elementary and secondary users: users navigate to specific Canadian pages from publications and reference sources. Kids Search for elementary students to search by keywords or icons. For elementary students: a fiction database and reader's advisory service, including book reviews and reading lists.    

  

For secondary and adult users:  combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswire transcripts and reference materials.

For elementary students: dinosaur-themed search tool accesses newspapers, periodicals and other reference sources.

Contains more than 50 popular, elementary school magazines and over 100 student pamphlets. Also includes the Encyclopedia of Animals, and the Funk + Wagnall's New Encyclopedia

   

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