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     Read Across America

    Resources

     

         Below are useful websites and other resources for students and parents which can be used in conjunction with the BIS Library.

     

    BIS Library Card Catalog (available within the district only)

     

    Kids Click!

    TeacherWeb® Web search site designed for kids by librarians

    Kid Reference

    Provides a variety of other links all in one location to help students research topics of interest.

    Magnolia Database for K-4 (Elementary Students)

    MAGNOLIA is a statewide consortium funded by the Mississippi Legislature which provides online research databases for publicly funded K-12 schools, public libraries, community college libraries and university libraries in Mississippi.

    BIS Follett Shelf

    You may now access our Ebook Library. To read the books online, you must enter the following information:

    Username: bislibrary

    Password: guest

     

    Scholastic News - 2nd Grade

    Scholastic News Online edition with login for online subscribers and other supplemental resources.

    Scholastic News - 3rd Grade

    Scholastic News Online Edition with login for online subscribers and other supplemental resources.

    Kids National Geographic

    Kids National Geographic Online Edition with login for online subscribers and other supplemental resources.

    TIME for Kids

    TIME Magazine for Kids Online Edition with login for online subscribers and other supplemental resources.

    AR BookFinder

    Use the AR BookFinder to find Accelerated Reader books by level, topic, interests, author, sets/collections, etc.

    Renaissance - Home Connect

    Parents can use Home Connect to check the progress of their student in the Accelerated Reader program. MUST have student's AR Login information used at school in order to login to Home Connect. Once logged in, parents can see up-to-date AR records and can enter a parent email address to receive updates every time a student takes an AR test.

    Kidtopia

    A directory and search engine using only websites found and approved by librarians for elementary-aged students and teachers.

    Guys Read

    A web based literacy program for boys.

    Live Bird Cam - TVOKIDS

    Ontario Science Center - live bird cam

    Discovery Kids

    A great site for kids to investigate and discover.

    Wonderopolis

    Focuses on subjects of which children are curious. Video is included in each topic of information.

    Story Line

    Picture books read aloud by members of the Screen Actors Guild.

    Fun Brain Reading Arcade

    Reading activities/games

    Primary Games

    Reading games for the primary level.

    Spelling Wizard

    Play spelling games with your own spelling list.

    Grammar Gorillas Game

    Grammar games and activities.