World Book Online

  • World Book Online is a new suite of online resources for children and famiies PK-12!  Here are a few highlights from the World Book site:

    World Book Kids - Kids is the premier reference website developed especially for young students. It features an intuitive user interface, thousands of easy-to-read articles packed with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and a wealth of engaging games and activities.

    • A brand-new interface, featuring image-driven navigation kids will love!
    • Customizable background with 200 stunning images to select from.
    • Image, video, and map browse allows kids to visually explore and learn.
    • Nearly 100 activities deliver a myriad of fun challenges, from cracking codes to making musical instruments.
    • Includes World of Animals, a fun and easy-to-use tool to help kids research their favorite animals.

    World Book Student - It's easy to see why Student is our most popular and most widely used research website. Optimized for iPads, this comprehensive sites includes engaging content, built-in features, and fun tools specifically designed to make knowledge accessible and easy-to-find for all kids in elementary through middle school. Designed for their age level and ability, we've also incorporated the award-winning content you know and trust in The World Book Encyclopedia along with the additional engaging features you expect in an interactive online learning environment. 

    Special features like Behind the Headlines puts the day's top stories in context for children with straightforward language and links to related articles.

    The extensive Biography Center houses more than 10,000 biographies of historical and contemporary figures. Kids can even search by time period, nationality, gender, and more to narrow their selections. Don't forget about our built-in Dictionary and easy-to navigate Atlas. It's easy to get lost for hours exploring numerous maps from countries and cultures across the world. 

    World Book Advanced - Advanced is a powerful multimedia reference tool, perfect for high-school students, that integrates reference articles, eBooks, and primary source databases in a single search. It also includes access to up-to-the-minute news publications from all over the world.

    World Book eBooks

    After downloading the World Book eBooks, you can view them on the World Book app.

    World Book eBooks also includes World Book Classics, spanning drama, fiction & literature, poetry, and more. World Book eBooks combines top-notch content with an intuitive and feature-packed platform. 

    • 24/7 unlimited simultaneous access and downloads for offline reading
    • Offline notes synchronize with online reader
    • Personalize your eBook account with customized Bookshelves
    • Annotate and highlight text
    • Save annotations, highlights, and bookmarks to individual accounts
    • Interactive games, videos and audio clips