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Youth Resources

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  • Biography in Context: Biography in Context provides 330,000 full length biographies on more than 220,000 people.


  • Encyclopedia Britannica: Includes Encyclopedia Britannica and research tools that include a video collection, timelines, World Data Analyst, World Atlas, Notable Quotations, featured articles, country comparisons, gateway to the Classics, and a Spanish-English dictionary.


  • Indiana History: A digital archive of Indiana documents. Includes, speeches, sermons, children's books and more.


  • INSPIRE: INSPIRE is Indiana's Virtual Library. It offers magazines, encyclopedias, and other resources to all Indiana residents. Research current events, science, business, health, notable people, hobbies, and much more from your library, school, home, or office.


  • LitFinder:Covering world literature and authors throughout history, LitFinder contains a wealth of literary works including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays.


  • Local History: Your source for all things historical Brownsburg, this page provides background on library history, historical photos from the town, and much more!


  • Novelist K-8:Find reading recommendations by searching for your favorite authors, series, or even genres. Also includes Lexlie levels. This Novelist database is specifically targeted at fiction and nonfiction for grades Kindergarten - 8th.


  • Science in Context: A K-12 site that includes full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites for all your science questions.


  • Tumblebooks: Tumblebooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. Tumblebooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sounds, music, and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. Tumblebooks also features Puzzles and Games, Audio Books, and Tumble Readables.