Databases for Children



BookFlix® is a digital literacy resource that pairs more than 120 animated stories from Weston Woods with a best-selling nonfiction eBook from Scholastic on a similar subject. The fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real world concepts.


Britannica School

Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High School.  There is also a Spanish Version for Primary students and one for High School students.
Britannica for Kids

Britannica Library for Kids

This database from the Encyclopædia Britannica includes Compton's Encyclopedia, an elementary level encyclopedia, and a dictionary! It also has subject guides, information on animals, geography, statistics about states and countries, a world atlas, biographies of important people, videos, and guides on how to write papers or do research for students. AVAILABLE IN LIBRARY by clicking on the link above.  To use from home or outside the library: visit the Britannica Library Website and enter your Inglewood Public Library card number (looks like 22008007654321), then click on "Children" at the bottom.

Kids Infobits

Kids InfoBits

A database developed especially for young beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5, covering geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more. This is where kids can learn to use the Inglewood Library Virtual Branch!   AVAILABLE IN LIBRARY by clicking on the link above.  From home or outside the library  - click on the link above and enter your library card number (looks like 22008007654321). For Android™, iPhone®, iPod Touch® or iPad®, visit the Cengage Solutions Website and download the "Access My Library" app.



Looking for a good fiction book? This database contains thousands of fiction titles, book reviews and booklists for children and adults on a wide range of topics. NoveList also includes book discussion guides useful for Book Clubs.  Available in the Library and from home by entering your library card number (Looks like "22008007654321" on the backside of your library card) and your PIN.
Scholastic Go

Scholastic Go!

Providing credible, accurate, reliable content on almost every core-curricula subject, Scholastic GO!® offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Explore nonfiction                                   texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills.

Social Studies Fact Cards for California

Social Studies Fact Cards for California

These excellent fact cards are designed for anyone studying California history, and include information on the missions and mission life, Native American tribes, European explorers, governors, and history by decade. Fact Cards are a series of research resources designed for quick reference for students in grades 4 through 8, with topics included in the social studies curriculum.
Tumblebook Library

TumbleBook Library

TumbleBook Library is an online collection of e-books for children.  They are a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading!  There are over 250 animated, talking picture books! The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles!  NEW!  Math Stories have just b


From Age of Learning, Inc., ABCmouse is designed for children ages 2 to 7 and up, build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse has over 5,000 learning activities (books, puzzles, educational games, art activities, songs, etc.) across all major subject areas: reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. You can also use it in the Library on your electronic device.   Make sure you are connected to our wi-fi network.  For Android™, iPhone®, iPad® and other devices, navigate to the app store and look for "ABCmouse."