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Resource of the Month: Novelist K - 8 Plus

Finding Your Next Great Read is Easier Than Ever at the CPL! Have you ever finished a great book and wanted to find more just like it? Or wanted to help your child find just the right book to read? 

Library usage is critical component in literacy and educational success, and NoveList Plus provides valuable support. By identifying the right books for every reader, it helps younger readers achieve reading success. Parents, teachers, and students can search by age, reading level, grade, and more. Try it today!

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  2. Language & Reading
  3. Biography & History
  4. Science & Math
  • Explora for Children - Explora for children  (grades k-5) is a research tool that enables a quick search of articles, essays, and primary source documents including journals, abstracts, magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, dictionaries, books, biographies, and historical essays.
  • Explora for Teens - This resource for teens (grades 6-12) includes full-text articles from magazines, newspapers, reference books and encyclopedias, biographies, country reports, primary documents, TV and radio news transcripts, and a dictionary.
  • NewsBank  - Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more from 2,400 U.S. newspapers (includes the Concord Monitor and Union Leader).
  • EbscoHost - Children's / YA - Students are able to access full text magazine articles from more than 700 popular magazines, pamphlets, reference books, and primary documents. There is an image collection of more than 200,000 photographs, maps, and flags. This resource is composed of Primary Search, for elementary grades; Middle Search for middle school students; and MAS Ultra for high school students.
  • ALA Great Websites for Kids - A collection of helpful websites for homework in all subject areas.