Elementary School Students

Elementary School Students

eBooks, eAudiobooks

libby by overdrive

(e-Books, e-Audiobooks, e-Magazines)

Our Libby by OverDrive service offers many ebooks for elementary school students including:

Visit our eCollection page for more details on getting started with Libby.

Libby also offers access to e-Magazines. These are always available and do not count against your 10 total checkouts.


Most titles have a limited number of copies that can be checked out at one time. There are some Simultaneous Use copies can be checked out to an unlimited number of people at one time.

See also World Book e-Books below for more simultaneous use titles.


The Tennessee Electronic Library’s website for grades Pre-K‐5 provides a safe place for kids to go online for educational and fun websites.


elementary (Gale in context)

Gale In Context: Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits), introduces elementary school students to database searching with easy-to-use resources featuring age-appropriate, curriculum-related content.

Training Resources:

Educators: Visit Gale Support to see how Elementary (Gale in Context) can be used within Lesson Plans, Scavenger Hunts, and Projects.


PebbleGo is a database specifically geared toward the needs of K-2 learners. It helps your student learn foundational research skills plus provides critical early-reader supports like audio voice overs and text highlighting. We have access to the Social Studies and Science modules in both English and Spanish.


A differentiated database for struggling learners that includes an abundance of features. Toggle between two reading levels for each encyclopedia article. Built-in tools for accommodation make content accessible to a variety of learning styles.

Training Resources:



World Book eBooks provides a robust library of titles to suit every need. From basic board books to the most famous classic novels, the easy-to-navigate shelves of eBooks hold exactly what every student needs to round out their learning. These eBooks do not require checking out and they are always available.

Training Resources:

Educators: Visit World Book eBook Training and Support to access a number of helpful resources including how-tos, videos, a list activities built around World Book eBooks, and complete title list with direct links to individual eBooks.


world book kids

World Book Kids is aimed at the lower elementary level. It provides thousands of easy-to-read articles with embedded multimedia for increased comprehension. Includes age-appropriate resources, such as Important People, Science Projects, Webquests, and games.

Training Resources:

World Book Kids Flyer

Educators: Once you access the service, click “For Educators” at the bottom of the screen and then select “Educator Tools” for Curriculum Correlations, Lesson Plans, and Webquests.


world book studenT

World Book Student is aimed at the upper elementary and middle school level. It includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools.

Training Resources:

World Book Student Flyer

Educators: Once you access the service, click “For Educators” at the bottom of the screen and then select “Educator Tools” for Curriculum Correlations, Lesson Plans, and Webquests.

transparent Language Learning

Provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Combining extensive courses and supplemental resources for over 100 languages, including English, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system.

Includes KidSpeak. Designed by leading educators for children ages six and up, KidSpeak for Libraries contains more than 700 words and expressions per language. Available languages include Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), and Spanish. [Learn More]


Not sure what to read next? Visit our Children’s Reading List page for all sorts of award winners and recent additions. Each list includes links to our Catalog so you can check availability and place holds.

Children's BookLetters


Knowing what to read next can always be a challenge. Our Children’s librarians produce a monthly newsletter with book suggestions for children. View the most recent edition here and sign up to receive emails:


Visit or call the Library or submit a question online.


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