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Capt. Isaac Paine Elementary School Library: Research Toolbox

World Book Kids

World Book Student

Student Friendly Search Engines

Type Search words in either Search Engine. Use Quotes for more specific Search. For example "Rhode Island Facts"


Research Databases


Pebble Go: Data Base for students

Login: cip

Password: (ask Mrs. Scanlon)

Fact Monster

DK Online Encyclopedia


 DK Find Out! 

 Videos, Quizes, Fun Facts

Exploring Nature

Information about nature and animals.

Improve your writing with helpful and creative synonym suggestions.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus

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Dictionary and Thesaurus


Education Sites For: History, Geography, Science, Biography, Games

AskRI Databases is RI's free statewide database system.  It includes all of the resources listed below and is free of charge for all RI residents.  Check it out - It's great!

World Book Web – Includes Encyclopedias for all ages.  Also includes Timelines, Ebooks, and Dramatic Learning.

Mango Languages – An online language-learning system  for learning English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more.

EBSCO Host Many different databases to search for reliable information.

Novelist (Readers’ Advisory for fiction books)