World Book Encyclopedia Online

World Book Encylopedia Online is a dynamic and interactive online encyclopedia for young students to adults. Includes Spanish version, as well as access to e-books for homework help and research projects, grades K-12.

What do you have access to?

World Book Kids: Search or Browse for articles on anything from Sharks to Art & Architecture to Greek Mythology and more.  Pictures, videos, maps, illustrations, and sounds can be found on the left side of most articles.  WB Kids also includes access to Science Projects, Dictionary, Games and Maps.

World Book Student is for elementary and middle school students.  Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encylopedias.  Research tools include My Research to save your searching results, Citation Builder to cite your research, Maps and Atlas, and a Browse by Subject tool.  News and current events are broken down in Current Events: Behind the Headlines.  Check out the Biography Center for thousands of biographies on your favorite scientist, celebrity and more.  Featured Media highlights interesting videos that have been recently added to World Book Student.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos is the beginner's Spanish language reference tool.  Search by keyword or browse for articles.  Every article provides a bilingual feature which allows you to switch between Spanish and English content.  Periodicos del Mundo Hispanico features weblinks to newspapers from Spanish-speaking countries around the world.  The Diccionario Visual (or Visual Dictionary) helps you clarify word meanings and grasp complex visual topics in Spanish and English.  Mundo de Animales (World of Animals) lets you compare animals side by side and view an extensive collection of animal facts, vidoes, images, and web links.

World Book e-books includes highly illustrated, engaging titles that span all curriculum areas and reading levels. Read online or download titles to the ebooks app.

World Book Timelines provides access to hundreds of customizable, interactive timelines of important events throughout history or span the life of historical public figures.  Tap on the featured timeline or browse the collection of World Book pre-built timelines.  You can also create your own timeline from scratch, adding events, descriptions and media.

What's New?  These resources have been provided temporarily by the publisher in response to COVID-19.

Early Learning is for preschoolers and youth in the early elementary grades.  To help with reading comprehension, mousing over buttons, instructions, captions and titles will automatically be read aloud.  Games, stories, and activities are included.

Dramatic Learning helps you improve your reading fluency learn about core concepts by using your creativity and imagination.  Choose your play by grade level, subject or title.  

Activity Corner offers thousands of activities for you to do at home!  Browse by age range, type of activity, country, time to complete, cost of materials, and holiday themes.  Get crafting!

Science Power is a science learning tool for upper elementary-age youth.  Science Power uses interactive animations, videos, illustrations, and photos to teach core science concepts.  Each lesson is paired with an experiment, extension activity, critical thinking questions, quizzes, and websites to amplify learning.

Social Studies Power is a learning experience for upper elementary student with more than 100 lessons to teach core social studies concepts.  Each lesson is paired with an extension activity, inquiry project, critical thinking questions, and quizzes to amplify learning.

World Book Advanced is tailored to the learning needs of grades 8 and up.  Search by keyword from the homepage or use the Advanced Search to browse by types of content by title, subject, or year.  Research and Resources provides quick access to Atlas, Behind the Headlines, Citation Builder, Compare Places, Dictionary, Government websites, Interactive maps, Pathfinders, and Resouce Guides.

Banco de contenidos aulaPlaneta is a comprehensive Spanish-language database designed for native Spanish speakers and bilingual students.

L'Encylopedie Decouverte is for beginning French students.

Kids eLearn is uniquely developed for youth Arabic speaking students.  

World Book Discover offers engaging resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties.