Digital Library Resources

Ludlow Elementary School Library

Quick Links: Use the Resources below for Reading e-books and Research

Tumblebooks - picture books, chapter books, nonfiction texts videos and games
User Name: ludlowmhPassword: reads
To access epic! and its collection of nonfiction and many current, popular fiction titles:use your
Library class code: acm8326
Flyleaf Publishing - a series of e-books for Emergent Readers following a sequence of foundational skills. Just click on a book title and turn the pages.
http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Login?ed=wb
WorldBookEncyclopedia&WorldBook KidsEncyclopedia
Nonfiction, Games, Puzzles, and Activities
User Name: tworivers1Password: trsu
Paired Scholastic nonfiction short video & nonfiction e-book + activities & extensions
Funbrain ReadingFree e-books for upper elementary students
(including the 1st Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Scott Kinney)
“Goodnight With Dolly” features Dolly Parton reading a series of Imagination Library picture books all carefully chosen for their appropriate content at this moment in time.
audible - Try listening to a Book! Audible is offering a selection of popular childrens' books for free listening on any device - including the 1st Harry Potter Book
Storyline Online you can Listen to a story read to you by a famous actor! http://www.storylineonline.net/
Classic Books from the Library of Congress www.Read.gov
The Library of Congress has created this book for older students.
Each chapter is written by a different author!

Search Engines, Subject Directories & Encyclopedias:

These web sites will link you to informational sites on most any topic,

& they're created specifically for elementary & middle school students

click: Elementary School for Kids InfoBits
click: Middle School for 5th/6th resources
**Teachers - click: Teachers to access Educators Reference Complete a database of journal articles.
Click on any subject, for related links and videos, including a wide variety of Virtual Field Trips.


kiddle.co

Safe visual search engine for kids
http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Login?ed=wb
WorldBookOnlineWorldBookKidsUser Name: tworiversPassword: trsu
  • What do you want to find out?




Fiction Reading Resources

Authors and Illustrators Websites & Publishing News:

Childrens'Literature Web Guide

Author Websites

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Not sure how to pronounce an author's name? Click to find out

Author Name Pronunciation Guide

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Visit Dav Pilkey's new website

Mo Willems


Interviews with Authors & Illustrators

Dr. Seuss
Visit J.K. Rowling's new website:
Harry Potter at Home
Jan Brett

Start Listening Now!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (original title Book1) -free on Audible.
Jeff Kinney
Roald Dahl
2020 Caldecott Winner
2020 Newbery Award Winner

Curriculum & Nonfiction Resources For the Classroom or Just For Fun!

Music

-Ms. Barron's Music Room favorite picks

-San Francisco Symphony Kids www.sfskids.org/

New York Philharmonic Kids

PBS Kids Music Games: https://pbskids.org/games/music/

Art

-National Gallery of Art www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/education/kids.htmlnga kids

-Metropolitan Museum of Art-MetKids http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/metkids/

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems : Try drawing like Mo! Visit this site for 15 archived episodes created by illustrator Mo Willems during the Covid-19 School Closure of Spring 2020.


Draw Every Day with JJK - Jarrett J. Krosoczka,author & illustrator of the Jedi Academy and Lunch Lady series created a series of drawing videos for you to follow.

Social Studies : Vermont, United States, & the World

ALA Great websites for Kids: History & Biography
World FactBook
Paired nonfiction short video & nonfiction e-book + activities & extensions
Colonial Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg
Library of Congress
PBS: Liberty! American Revolution :Historical Information & Adventure Game
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/
Ben's Guide
USHistory.org
Independence Hall Philadelphiaushistory.org

Internet Instruction & Digital Citizenship

Website Evaluation

How do you know if you can trust the information you find on a website?
  • Watch this video to learn about Website Evaluation:

Evaluate a website by using:

Quality Information Checklist:

8 quick steps to check Information quality

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media has many educational resources regarding internet instruction and digital citizenship
Videos to help kids make decisions about texting, sharing photos, and other media literacy topicshttps://pbskids.org/fetch/ruff/

Bibliography Citations:

Why citations matter: http://library.uvm.edu/guides/citation/why.php

Citation for Beginners video by Easy Bib

Use Noodletools Express to properly format your citations: http://www.noodletools.com/noodlebib/express.php

For LES Faculty & Families: Free access to test prep services

Ebsco LearningExpress provides free test prep services including PRAXIS, SAT, ACT, and AP Tests

https://www.learningexpresshub.com/?AuthToken=A4B86C55-832C-4F9C-A0B7-2A7C7D7D97FA

The LES Library is in the process of converting to a fully automated catalog. Fiction is complete: Picture books, Chapter books, Paperback Series. We have begun to catalog Nonfiction, but this is not yet complete. Thank you for your patience!

Click on the catalog drawer

Check the new On-line catalog for print Books

  • Click the catalog image.

  • If the Log-in page comes up: Enter Ludlow Elementary

  • There is no password

Need more reading or research resources? Visit the other library in town!

Fletcher Memorial Library

88 Main Street

Ludlow, VT 05149

Main: 802-228-8921 Youth: 802-228-3517

Youth Library Info & Events: http://www.fmlnews.org/youth.html

Looking for a specific book? Check the Fletcher Memorial Library Catalog:

https://fletchermemorial.bywatersolutions.com/

Contact

Library web page created by: Julie Goraj

Library Media Teacher, Ludlow Elementary School

last updated: 9/05/2020

email: julie.goraj@trsu.org