CultureGrams - Kids Edition  More than 100 country reports available in CultureGrams Each report includes up-to-date, engaging cultural information, complete with images, historical timeline, fun facts, and sections on history, population, "life as a kid," and more.
  Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the World  An alphabetical presentation of brief statistics, maps and pictorial information about every country in the world. Coverage includes geography, industry, population, ethnic groups, climate, religion, education and daily life.
  Countries - Kids InfoBits  Select a country to get information about the country.Includes facts, maps, flags, symbols, charts, images, magazine and newspaper articles.
  Famous Places - Kids InfoBits  
  Places - World Book for Kids  Learn about countries, states, regions, buildings & monuments, cities, natural features, & roads.


  African-American Heritage  Explore African American Heritage, with booklists, online databases, web sites and other resources assembled by Library District staff.

Ancient Aztec, Inca & Maya

  Aztec, Inca & Maya  Covers the mysterious world of these ancient people, including their beliefs, rituals, and civilizations.
  Mayan Kids  Find out about the people, the pyramids, the gods and goddesses, and more!

Ancient Cultures

  Seven Wonders of the Ancient World  Why name new wonders of the world? Most of the original ancient wonders no longer exist. More than 2,000 years ago, many travelers wrote about incredible sights they had seen on their journeys. Over time, seven of those places made history as the "wonders of the ancient world."

Ancient Egypt

  Ancient Egypt  From the British Museum, find out about Ancient Egypt.
  Ancient Egypt and the Near East  Explores the early civilizations that developed in Egypt and Mesopotamia.
  Civilization of Ancient Egypt  Includes biographies and how they lived.

Ancient Greece and Rome

  Ancient Greece  Follows the progress of the Greeks from the early establishment of farming communities around 6500 BCE, to the rise of the great city-states of Sparta and Athens, and on to the dissolution of the empire of Alexander the Great following his death in 323 BCE.
  Ancient Greece - World Book   Includes biographies and how they lived.
  Ancient Rome  Covers the legendary founding of Rome by Romulus in 753 BCE, to the heights of the Roman Empire around 117 CE, and on to the death of Theodosius (the last man to rule over a unified Roman Empire) in 395 CE.
  Ancient Rome - World Book Pathfinder  Includes biographies and their daily life.
  Daily Life in Rome  What did the Romans eat? Wear? Find out here!
  The Ancient Olympics  Did you know that the original Olympic athletes competed naked? Ewww! Find out more cool and weird stuff about the original Olympics here!

Asian & Pacific Americans

  Asian American and Pacific Islander Hertiage  In May, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrates the achievements and contributions of people of Asian American & Pacific Islander descent in the U.S.

Countries & Cultures

  Cultures - Kids InfoBits  Select a cultural topic to learn more. Includes, holidays, dress, food & more.
  Cyber School Bus  Find out about all the countries, from the United Nations.
  Ethnic Groups - Kids InfoBits  Provides information about individual ethnic groups from books, magazine and newspapers.
  World Culture Quest  Join Parsifal and Ophelia as they sample the delicious cuisines, play the games, see the museums full of arts, crafts and history, hear the folktales and learn about the holidays & festivals of many of the world's cultures.

Food and Nutrition

  Food Plants  Explores the diverse array of food plants from around the word and how each is grown and different ways to eat the grain, fruit, leaves or vegetable.

Geography & Maps

  Amazing World Geography  Follow the Ring of Fire from New Zealand to South America. Navigate the Blue Nile and walk the Great Wall of China. Meet the first person to reach the South Pole and witness the "Green Revolution" in India. Explore the people, landscapes, and languages of our fascinating planet and uncover the answers to all your questions about world geography . . .
  City  Introduces the world's most fascinating, fast-paced cities and how they grow and function, including suburbs, shanty towns, and high-rise business districts.
  Continents & Reqions - Kids infoBits  
  World Cities - Kids InfoBits  Learn about major world cities.

Maps and Flags

  Children's World Atlas  Provides facts, maps, satellite images, and local stories, taking the reader on the ultimate round the world journey from Bolivia's bustling markets to carnival time in Venice.
  Maps in the News  Reading about something that's happening a long way away? Want to see where it is? Here's maps of places in today's news!

Polar Regions

  Arctic and Antarctic  Covers all aspects of life in the Arctic and Antarctic. Examines how people live and work in this environment, and introduces animals such as polar bears, penguins, and sea lions.

World Religions

  Major Religions of the World  Learn more about the five largest religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism.
  World Religions  Information about the five largest religions, and many of the smaller relitions