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Fact Monster:
The Information Please almanac for kids online.

World Almanac for Kids: Fun facts from around the world.

Maps for every nation.

Xpeditions Atlas:
Printer-friendly maps.


The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th ed:

More than 90,000 definitions, most of which include audio pronunciations, etymology, articles, and word history.

Daily Buzzword: Kids can subscribe to a word a day from Word Central to learn its meaning,
                           pronunciation, how to use it, and sample synonyms.

Little Explorers Picture Dictionary: Select a letter and display a screen of illustrated words
                                                       beginning with the letter, some words link to more information.

Merriam-Webstr's WWWebster Dictionary: Look up the definition, pronunciation, etmology, and
                                                                   hear the word pronounced in Merriam-Webster's
                                                                   Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition, with many
                                                                   additional features.

Word Central: A Merriam-Webster site for the younger audience that includes an online dictionary,
                       rhyming dictionary, word of the day, and activities to encourage students to play
                       with language.
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Encarta: The free version of this resource offers at least one article on most subjects.

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