Database - Good Choices for K-6

Pattonville School District provides access to a wide variety of electronic resources for the benefit of our students, parents and teachers.
All resources are available to Pattonville students and staff members at home. User names and passwords are available from your school
librarian. Most resources are available and useful for grades K-12.
While available to all students, some are better suited for middle and high school students.



Since its beginnings in 1974, the aim of CultureGrams has been to foster understanding and appreciation of the world's countries and peoples by creating and publishing excellent content. Today the CultureGrams series is one of the most trusted and widely used cultural reference and curriculum products in the education, government, and non-profit arenas. In 2004, the CultureGrams product line was acquired by ProQuest, a global leader in collecting, organizing, and distributing value-added information to researchers, faculty, and students in over 160 countries.
Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework.  A far better alternative to websites and search engines, Explora provides students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world's leading magazines and reference books.
Each database features expertly leveled text and navigation specifically designed for your beginning researchers. Enriched with spoken-word audio, text highlighting, and audio/video media, PebbleGo builds a foundation of research skills for every learner.
The PebbleGo Next family of dataabases helps students in Grades 3-5 learn about key concepts related to Social Studies, Science, States, and American Indians.  Robust articles, all supported by read-aloud audio and connected to curriculum, includes critical thinking questions to help students connect to larger ideas.
BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks  (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, Tumble Puzzles & Games, and TumbleResources for teachers and students.