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Elementary Online Resources

 
Elementary students at North Allegheny have access to many quality databases that will aid in increasing their understanding of information access while sharpening their navigation and searching skills. Below are resources that can be accessed from school. For more information on each database as well as a link for home access, scroll past the Quick Links section.
 

Quick Links

Use these links when accessing databases from school.
 
 

Online Resources Information

In order to access the databases from home, you will need a unique user name and password. These are available from your building librarian. Please visit your school library to obtain the information necessary for remote access.
 

Access PA/Power Library

Pennsylvania's POWER Library offers a variety of resources, including:
 
  • Associate Press Images
  • Contemporary Authors
  • BookFlix eBooks
  • EBSCOHost eBooks
  • SIRS Discoverer
  • CyberSmarts: eBooks for navigating the internet safely
 
You may access these databases from your public library, too. You will need your Northland or Carnegie public library card.
 

 

CultureGrams

The premier destination for geography! Learn about the cultures of 182 countries. Access maps, facts, photos, and recipes. Two additional databases focus on the United States and Canada.
 
To access CultureGrams from home, click here.
You will need a user name and password from your building librarian.
 

 

Enchanted Learning

Enchanted Learning offers 19,000 educational websites designed for elementary school children. Find information and printouts about animals, counties, dinosaurs, and states. There are coloring book pages, craft projects, match activities, and even an online picture dictionary.
 
To access Enchanted Learning from home, click here.
You will need a user name and password from your building librarian.
 

 

Grolier Online

Two encyclopedias (Grolier Multimedia, and America the Beautiful) accessible with one click!
 
To access Grolier Online from home, use the above links specific to your child's school library.
You will need a user name and password from your building librarian.
 

 

PebbleGo

PebbleGo databases are designed specifically with elementary school students in mind. Large, bold text, clear language, and photos complement each article. North Allegheny students have access to the following PebbleGo databases:
  • Animals
  • Biographies
  • Earth & Space
  • Social Studies
To access PebbleGo from home, click here.
You will need a user name and password from your building librarian.
 

 

Teaching Books

Children's literature resources for grades kindergarten to 12th.
 
To access Teaching Books from home, click here.
You will need a user name and password from your building librarian.
 

 

TrueFlix

Science and history come alive with interactive eBooks and videos!
 
To access TrueFlix from home, use the above links specific to your child's school library.
You will need a user name and password from your building librarian.
 

 

World Almanac for Kids

A full almanac of information, from history to English to sports, all in one location.
 
To access World Almanac for Kids from home, click here.
You will need a user name and password from your building librarian.
 

 

World Book

One of America's leading encyclopedia providers, students can access World Book Kids, Student, Advanced, Discover, and Español for all their general researching needs.
 
To access World Book from home, click here.
You will need a user name and password from your building librarian.
 

 
If any of the links are not authenticating, please contact Courtney Dalessandro, Library Department Chair, immediately. 
 
Databases updated August 2015.  
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