Search for newspaper and magazine articles, images, biographical information, and more. Our databases can be accessed on our computers and at home with your library card, except for ABCMouse, which is only on our library computers. 

Research assignments


Middle Search Plus is for Grades 5-8. Search for articles in elementary and middle school-age magazines. See Lexile number for reading level. Explore the Encyclopedia of Animals.

Biography Reference Center is for Grades K-8. Find biographical information on famous people through history and from around the world. Search by name, occupation, nationality, or country.  

Brittanica School is provided by Escondido Unified School District. Google Sign In is required. Search articles in elementary, middle, or high school-level magazines. Information supports Common Core Standards.

EngageNY is a resource tool for educators, parents, and kids who are using the Common Core Standards. Watch video tutorials on Common Core subjects. Download documents and worksheets to practice. 

Find a good book

                                                     Novelist K-8               

NoveList K-8 allows you to search for a favorite book or author and get recommendations of books you might like. Read expert reviews and first chapters.
You can also check out these Read Alikes!

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture eBooks for children.

ABCmouse is for young learners (ages 2-6+). An award-winning online curriculum with 3.500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities. Available from library computers only.


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