Skip to main content

Homeschooling

Databases

Explora Canada for Kids

Learn about endangered species, famous musicians, space exploration and more!  Explora contains complete articles from dozens of the most popular elementary school magazines.  You’ll also find easy-to-read encyclopedia entries written specifically for kids and more than one million images of photos, maps and flags!

World Book: Kids

Designed especially for younger users with simple navigation and easy-to-read content. Colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles. Great for visual learners of any age. Articles now include read aloud and translation features.

New Book of Knowledge

For teachers and elementary students learning to use online resources for research featuring Web links, current events, bibliographies, magazines, student resources and activities for learning.

Tumble Book Library

Animated, talking children's picture books created from existing books with quizzes, puzzles and memory games. Now iPad-friendly!

Tumble Book Cloud

Features eBooks, read-alongs, classic works of literature and audiobooks geared towards middle school, high school and EAL audiences. Read-alongs are great for emergent, struggling, and reluctant readers, and are an excellent tool for ESL students. Many Canadian titles are featured, and all are online/simultaneous use, great for book clubs or other groups that all need access to the same book at the same time.

BookFLIX

Reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration by pairing classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning.

Library Services of Interest

Homeschooling Associations and Groups

Government of Manitoba information