eResources: Elementary & Middle School Students


Kids learning

Books & Reading

  • NoveList K-8 – Book information and recommendations for youth in grades K-8. Novelist makes it easy to find the kind of books you will love!
  • OverDrive Kids eReading Room – Children’s eBooks and eAudiobooks from our Overdrive collection for use on iOS, Android, Kindle, and other mobile devices and eReaders. 

General Resources & Homework Help

  • Britannica Online – Elementary School — Level-appropriate reference articles, journals and magazines, the websites, multimedia, and curriculum content. Available through BadgerLink.
  • Britannica Online – Middle School — Level-appropriate reference articles, journals and magazines, the websites, multimedia, and curriculum content. Available through BadgerLink.
  • Britannica Online – High School — Level-appropriate reference articles, journals and magazines, the websites, multimedia, and curriculum content. Available through BadgerLink.
  • Learning Express — Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information needed to achieve results—at school, at work, or in life. The Computer Skills Learning Center includes interactive courses on Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. Available through BadgerLink.
  • Literary Reference Center — Full text of plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, articles/essays of literary criticism, author biographies, literary journals, book reviews, and much more. Available through BadgerLink.
  • NoveList K-8 — Reading recommendations that helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers. Available through BadgerLink.
  • TeachingBooks.net — Includes in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, audio excerpts of book readings, guides to thousands of titles and multimedia resources on children’s and young adult literature. Available through BadgerLink.

Newspapers & Magazines

  • Flipster – Flipster offers digital access to your favorite magazines like Ranger Rick Jr., Highlights, and more. 
  • Newspaper Source Plus – Includes 1,570 full-text newspapers, providing more than 27 million full-text articles. Also includes more than 583,100 television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts.