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is an online animated collection of talking picture books! These books are great for students in kindergarten through third grade.
is a website to help kindergarteners through second graders to become better readers.
is a collection of online books that support the curriculum at Palos East. This site was formerly known as Follett Shelf. Please contact the Media Center for the username & password.
contains basic information about animals that is just right for our younger elementary students. Please contact the Media Center for the username & password.
is sponsored by the Screen Actors Guild Foundation. Here you can listen to celebrities read stories to you.
Toon Book Reader
allows you to read or listen to toon books. This site is geared toward students in grades K-2.
Time for Kids
is a great site for fourth and fifth graders to read about the current events and our world. This is a fabulous site for nonfiction lovers.
Ranger Rick Jr.
have interesting articles about wildlife.
Sports Illustrated for Kids
is a must read for sports fans.
National Geographic Kids
is a website that is full of interesting facts about nature and our world.
is an online encyclopedia. It also contains three dictionaries (elementary, middle school, and high school level), a dictionary, and magazine articles. Please contact the Media Center for the username and password.
CIA World Factbook
contains information about the countries of the world.
Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus
is a great site to help you with definitions, pronunciations, and synonyms.
Log on to
to continue working on your typing exercises (apples and baskets), to work on practice texts (envelopes), work on improvement exercises, and, once you have passed step 7, to play games!
Dance Mat Typing
is a great site to help you become a super typist. This site is for people who do not know how to type or are still learning to type.
Bubbles Typing Game
from TypingMaster is a fun way to practice your typing skills. This site is for people who already know how to type.
was created by the Library of Congress. The vast collection includes photos from the Chicago Daily News from 1902-1933.
U.S. History Images
contains pictures that relate to U.S. history. It currently specializes in Native American history and the explorers.
allows users to learn the fundamentals of coding. It is designed for ages 4-18. All activities can be completed without registering. With parental permission, students may register for an account which will track their progress.
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7700 W. 127th St. Palos Heights, IL 60463
Phone: (708) 448-1084
Fax: (708) 923-7077