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World Book Early Learning

Narrated stories, games, videos, and reading practice for young learners.

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World Book eBooks

Collection of exclusive, illustrated ebooks for kids. Available in browser on laptop/desktop.

Checkout periods & lending limits

  • No holds, no waiting, no limits
  • Borrow as many titles as you want

Special features

  • Find Lexile Level and Accelerated Reader information
  • Browse titles by grade level
  • Search for words, highlight, and add comments

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 Timelines

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


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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