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Homework Resources

Youth Services recommends these resources to help you with your homework needs. Need additional assistance? Stop in Youth Services or call us at (847) 725-2167.

Library Databases

A-Z the USA

An encyclopedia of the 55 U.S. states and territories. Includes images, antique and modern maps, states' animal and flower, and more.

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A-Z the World

Country profiles including culture, customs, food, religion, maps, and more.

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BookFlix by Scholastic

An engaging online literacy resource to help build a love of reading and learning in all your children.

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A primary source reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world.

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Grolier by Scholastic

Encyclopedia for grades 3 and up.

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NoveList K-8

Find titles chosen to support the school curriculum as well as the pleasure reading needs of students.

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Tutor.com offers free live homework help to students in grades 4-12 succeed in Math, Science, Social Studies, and English.

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WorldBook Online

World Book Encyclopedia plus an atlas and background information on current news stories.

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