Children’s Resources

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Brainfuse HelpNow

Brainfuse HelpNow offers personalized academic assistance in core subjects (math, reading, writing, science), a 24/7 Writing Lab, academic content and practice tests for skills-building (including SAT preparation), and much more.

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Middle Search Plus ( EBSCO )

Includes the full text of popular middle school magazines, biographies and historical essays. The reading level of all included articles is indicated. Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

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NoveList K-8 ( EBSCO )

NoveList K-8 is the resource for young readers to turn to when looking for the next book to read. Offers reading lists, award-winning titles, series coverage, and the ability to search for books by reading level.

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Primary Search ( EBSCO )

Includes the full text of popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries, and a vast image collection. Access to this database is provided by the New Jersey State Library.

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Tumble Math

Gain unlimited access to the most comprehensive collection of math picture books available anywhere. When prompted, type in username: metuchen and password: libra. You’ll need to add your library card number after that, so be sure to have it handy.

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TumbleBook Library

Enjoy animated/talking picture books, audiobooks, puzzles and games.

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World Almanac for Kids ( Infobase )

The World Almanac® for Kids is the ideal one-stop reference resource for intermediate-level students. Erasing the line between homework support and fun exploration, it contains excellent resources for student reports and research, including extensive, up-to-date articles; videos; interactive games; science projects; and Homework Help; plus Teacher Resources with lesson plans.

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