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World Book is an online encyclopedia that is a valuable tool for students and teachers alike. Use this guide as an introduction to the many different resources World Book offers.  Then explore World Book on your own and discover even more!

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Based on the World Book's Student Discovery Encylopedia, the content is chosen and written for younger readers. Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enhance learning. Teacher resources available.

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For grades 3-12, this includes an atlas, timelines, articles, multimedia, and special topic reports. Teacher resources available.

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Full-text of the World Book Encyclopedia, Dictionary and Atlas. Includes text entries, maps, tables, sound clips, images, videos, and special reports. Downloadable ebooks from E-book Center includes thousands of fiction, and non-fiction e-books with selections in nine languages.

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As the optimal beginner’s Spanish-language reference tool, the site offers all the best elements of Kids—thousands of easy-to read articles packed with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and a wealth of engaging games and activities—designed to build key language and research skills.