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NoveList K - 8 Plus
 Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, Common Core standards; even books made into movies, and much more. Read reviews and learn about the author. This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

TumbleBook Library
 An online collection of read-along titles for K-12 students. It features adjustable online text and complete audio narration, and includes chapter books and early readers, as well as classics. This database is paid for by the Auburn Hills Public Library.

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BookFlix Grades Pre K-5. An interactive experience that allows beginning readers to explore fiction and non-fiction designed to increase understanding and fluency. If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here. This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Britannica School: Elementary Grades 3-4. Find information on countries, animals, and people in articles, media, and a world atlas. Watch and learn with videos, games, and activities. School code is mel5. If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click  here. This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Britannica School: Learning Zone
 Pre K-2. Activity-centered learning to explore, play, read, and build technology skills. Letters, numbers, geography, shapes and much more are included. School code is mel5. If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click  here. This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Britannica School: Middle
 Middle school. Authoritative and visually engaging, Britannica goes beyond encyclopedia content alone, with downloadable videos and links to vetted websites. School code is mel5. If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click  here. This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Gale Kids InfoBits
 Grades Pre K-5. Covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more. Curriculum-related and age appropriate content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click here. This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Gale Research in Context
 Grades 6-8. Written specifically for middle schoolers (high school students may find it useful too) this information comes from authoritative sources including Gale, National Geographic and Scholastic and is aligned to national and state curriculum standards. Designed to develop learning skills to launch 6-8 graders into high school and beyond. If you are using the database from outside the Library, please click  here. This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

World Book: Early World of Learning
 A wealth of resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades grasp critical early childhood themes. Follow Trek and Taffy the cat around the world learning about colors, numbers and other fun things. Strengthen reading foundations with stories, activities and videos. Explore the Know It encyclopedia designed especially for early readers.  

World Book Kids
 Grades PreK-5. Contains eight major subject categories: Arts, History and Government, Living Things, People, Places, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, and World Religions. Has full-featured pictures, sounds and videos.