Databases & Teacher Resources

Wildwood Databases & Other Resources


Online Encyclopedias and Reference


World Book

World Book Encyclopedia

World Book Online helps information seekers of all ages find the content they need at the correct reading level.

World Book Online contains thousands of informational articles with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, research help, and activities.

List of Databases:

Early Learning, World Book Kids, World Book Discover, World Book Student, World Book Timelines, Dramatic Learning, and Enciclopedia Estudiantil, Hallazgos.




WB Almanac

The World Almanac for Kids

A reference resource for elementary students. Features articles, videos, games, science projects, fun facts, maps, flags, and more. Includes a Homework Help guide and Teacher Resources.

Topics include the arts, biographies, geography, health and guidance, language arts, life science, math, physical science, social studies, and sports.








 EBSCO Explora Primary (Grades 1-4)
Primary Search is a full-text database of carefully curated content for elementary school libraries. It includes full text for the most popular children's magazines, e-books, and easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids.

Novel List K-8
A premier database of reading recommendations to pair readers with their next favorite book.  Novel List provides expert reviews, articles, lists, and intuitive book suggestions.

EBSCO Explora Secondary (for 5th grade)
Designed specifically for middle school and high school students according to their needs and search abilities. Includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and top videos from the Associated Press

 Other databases include Explora for Educators, Points of View, Referencia Latina, and EBSCO Image search.


Teacher & Student Resources




A digital literacy resource that pairs more than 120 animated stories from Weston Woodswith a best-selling nonfiction eBook from Scholastic on a similar subject. The fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real-world concepts.


Supported by the Wildwood Book Fair


Other Libraries & Resources


Mountain Lakes Public Library


Briarcliff School Library Catalog |  Briarcliff Library Webpage


Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets is a national public media literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.



Starfall Education Foundation is a publicly supported nonprofit organization. They have created free and low-cost experiences for Pre-K to Grade 3, whereby children can successfully learn through exploration. On the Starfall website and in Starfall classrooms, children have fun while learning in an environment of collaboration, wonderment, and play.

World History Encyclopedia
A non-profit educational company that publishes and maintains articles, images, videos, podcasts and interactive educational tools related to history. Curated resource on history, with short, user-friendly articles on a vast array of topics.

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