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Homework Alabama
Homework Help
Online help with homework.

Alabama Virtual Library
Alabama Virtual Library
The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. When you go to this site, choose the Age Group Elementary to find resources that are helpful for your elementary students.  Available here are encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs and other resources that are age appropriate.

Teacher Resources
Copyright Information

Copyright Information

E-Learning Alabama

Online Professional Development for Educators


3-5 Library Media Handbook
3-5 Library Media Handbook

MCPSS Library Media Handbook
MCPSS Library Media Handbook

Destiny 3-5
Destiny 3-5 McDavid-Jones

Destiny K-2
K-2 Destiny

K-2 Library Media Handbook
K-2 Library Media Handbook -

Student Reference and Digital Resources
Alabama Virtual Library

Discovery Education

Big Universe

Renaissance Learning--AR

Students can only take quzzes at school.

Great website purchased for MCPSS students which teaches computer skills, such as keyboarding, word processing, presentation, spreadsheets, etc.

AR Book Find

Great source to check out whether or not your personal books are AR.

Moby Max

Lumio Education


Math, Science and Language Arts website purchased for McDavid-Jones Students.

World Almanac For Kids

A website filled with all kinds of information, including:  animals, environment, inventions, nations, populations, U.S. presidents, religion, space, sports, states and U.S. history timeline.

Kids Click

A great web site created by librarians!  This site lists over 5,000 websites for children.  Don't miss it!

Panda Central: Live Panda Cam

Who can resist a baby panda live?

McDavid-Jones 3rd-5th Grade Library
McDavid-Jones 3rd-5th Grade Media Center

Mobile Public Library
Mobile Public Library

Starfall Reading
A good online program for beginning or struggling readers.

Classic Fairy Tales
Animation is used to retell Grimm, Andersen, and other classic fairy tales.  This site includes games and print-out coloring pages.

Destiny 3-5

Students can go to this site and access our e-books.  McDavid-Jones K-2 and 3-5 have over 600 titles.

Lots of fun activities and facts about the Solar System.

When you go to this website, click on "For Students" at top of the screen--choose "age group" which is located at the left of the screen.  This will give you age-appropriate information and activites.  The site even includes games and homework help.  A fun site, even when you are not studying the Solar System.

Check Your Weight on Other Planets
Ever wondered what you would weigh on Jupiter or Mars?  This site will let you know with a simple conversion calculator.

Visit Arthur and his friends on this website. There are coloring pages and other activities to keep you busy at home.

Jan Brett
This popular children's author provides coloring pages, activities, crafts and much more on her exciting web page for children.

David Adler

Author of the Cam Jansen series--a student favorite.

Lynne Reid Banks


Read her latest news, her interview with herself, and see an array of photographs and videos, and you can even listen to her read from  some of her books.

Judy Blume  click her to hear her read some of her audio books.


Want to know how Judy came to write her books.  It's all here.

Betsy Byars

Betsy Byars has written over sixty books for young people.  Her first published in 1962 and since then she has published regularly.  Her books have been translated into nineteen languages and she gets thousands of letters from readers in the United States and from all over the world.

Matt Christopher

Matt Christopher is the writer young readers turn to when they’re looking for fast-paced, action-packed sports novels. He is the best-selling author of more than one hundred sports books for young readers.

Sharon Creech

Roald Dahl

Some of his best know books are Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, and The BFG.

Kate DiCamillo

Because of Winn-Dixie is one of this author's books.

Mary Hahn Downing

If you like spooky books, you'll enjoy this author's books.

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