Primary Search

Primary Search covers a wide range of general interest topics for children. The database includes the Encyclopedia of Animals, Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia, American Heritage Children’s Dictionary, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags.

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All full-text articles, many available in color PDF, are assigned reading level indicators (Lexiles) to provide educators with an estimate of the result’s reading difficulty and the approximate grade-level reading ability required for comprehension.

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Use your library barcode and PIN to access this and all of our library databases. If you don’t have a card with us, consider signing up for a Digital Only account.