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World Book for Kids »

Easy-to-read articles with engaging images, illustrations, interactive games, and activities, for pre-school and primary school students.

World Book Student »

Online version of World Book, including encyclopedia articles, resource guides, citation builder, interactive maps, and study quizzes, for elementary through middle school students.

World Book Timelines »

Use one of the pre-generated timelines or create a timeline from scratch, adding events, descriptions, and media.

WorldCat »

Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide, for help finding that elusive title. Also available without logging in at, with mobile interface.

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