World Book Student

It’s easy to see why Student is our most popular and most widely used research website. Optimized for iPads, this comprehensive sites includes engaging content, built-in features, and fun tools specifically designed to make knowledge accessible and easy-to-find for all kids in elementary through middle school. Designed for their age level and ability, we’ve also incorporated the award-winning content you know and trust in The World Book Encyclopedia along with the additional engaging features you expect in an interactive online learning environment.

Special features like Behind the Headlines puts the day’s top stories in context for children with straightforward language and links to related articles. The extensive Biography Center houses more than 10,000 biographies of historical and contemporary figures. Kids can even search by time period, nationality, gender, and more to narrow their selections. Don’t forget about our built-in Dictionary and easy-to navigate Atlas. It’s easy to get lost for hours exploring numerous maps from countries and cultures across the world.

Key Features:

  • 40,000 encyclopedia articles and similar resources featuring clear, high-interest content.
  • Lexile® measures on Student’s most popular articles.
  • My research enables users to compile content in individualized accounts.
  • How To Do Research features helps users develop critical information literacy skills.
  • World Book Biography Center provides more than 10,000 biographies of both historical and contemporary figures.
  • Built-in dictionary and an easy-to-navigate atlas.
  • Citation Builder creates flawless citations in MLA, APA, and Harvard formats.