Encyclopedias & Almanacs (Kids)

Online dictionary, encyclopedia and more.
Britannica School*M
Suite of Britannica School resources at four levels - Learning Zone, Elementary, Middle, and High. Each contains resources at the appropriate learning and skill level including primary sources in subjects such as people, countries, science, animals, current events, and biographies.
Britannica School - Elementary*M
Britannica School Elementary is for Grades 3-4. School code is mel5. Find information on countries, animals, and people in articles, media, and a world atlas. Watch and learn with videos, games, and activities.
Britannica School Learning Zone*M
Britannica Learning Zone is for Pre K - 2nd grade. Activity-centered learning to explore, play, read, and build technology skills. Letters, numbers, geography, shapes and much more are included.
Britannica Middle School*M Grades 5-7. Homework help and discovery learning. School code is mel5. Explore maps, photos, articles, famous people and places, compare countries, and tour the U.S.A.
DK FindOut!
From DK, information about a range of kid friendly topics.
Early World of Learning*M
Grades PreK-5. Follow Trek and Taffy the cat around the world learning about colors, numbers and other fun things. Strengthen reading foundations with stories, activities and videos. Explore the Know It encyclopedia designed especially for early readers. Includes materials for educators.
Encyclopedia Americana*
In-depth encyclopedia.
Grolier Multimedia*
Encyclopedia with images, sound and video clips.
Grolier Online Passport*
Search all Grolier encyclopedias at once.
New Book of Knowledge*
General encyclopedia for elementary students.
A new Encyclopedia for emergent readers.
World Book Online*
Encyclopedia for all topics.
*Denotes premium source may be used from anywhere with your Southfield Library card.
MProvided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).