Library » Research


Passwords are available in the library for these websites.

Please see Ms. Miramontes for all passwords.



Gale Databases-use this link to choose the database most appropriate for your research topic.  If you do not remember the password, you can access most of these databases under "research widgets," without a password, located on the library menu to the left of the screen. 


Awesome Stories - Use this site for historic pictures other primary resources.



Digital Libraries

Gale e-Books-Use this non-fiction electronic library to research various topics. 


Capstone Digital Library -use this electronic library to search a variety of academic topics. You can also find high interest e-books.


Mackinvia Digital Library -The majority of the e-books in this electronic collection are fiction books.  Many of these titles are new releases and popular titles.  You will need to download the mackinvia app to access these books. 



These sites do not require passwords.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary-Use this online dictionary to look up words you do not understand, or would like to better understand.

Kids Click - This is a search engine just for kids.


Fact Monster -  Games and quizzes make this site fun.


YAHOO! KIDS ASK EARL -  Need answers? Interesting questions & answers


Time for Kids -  online news magazine, entertainment, latest stories, homework helper.


ESPN - sports information


World Fact Book - history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military.


Library of Congress American Memory Collections - Browse immigration, African American history, maps, war or by time period


Internet Public Library/Teens Space -  Help for homework and research.


National Geographic Map Machine -  Create maps


National Geographic Kids Magazine -  Explore the world!


Map Quest -  Get help with driving directions


Information Please Almanac -  All kinds of information


Kidsgov - Information about our government


Photography Resources