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South Dakota State Library Services

A list of services provided by the South Dakota State Library.

Primary Audience and Categories

Moving from Early World of Learning to World Book Advanced, World Book Online aligns end-users with their appropriate learning levels. Each stand-alone site provides additional features to support the needs of users' specific capabilities.

Life Skills

PreK Learning

World Book Resource List

World Book Advanced (Grades 9-12)

Full encyclopedia and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, back in time articles, special reports and more. 
Category: High School


World Book Discover

Has reference resources for differentiated instruction, such as ESL, reluctant readers, and adult learners. Also includes an extensive life skills section. 
Category:  Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Life Skills 


World Book Dramatic Learning

Adaptions of classic plays for grades 1-12. Scripts, lesson plans, activities, how to put on plays, and applying these materials in the classroom. and early elementary students.
Category: Elementary School, Middle School, High School


World Book Early World of Learning

For preschoolers and early elementary students. Narrated stories, interactive games, original videos, and a visual interactive encyclopedia to help develop and strengthen vocabulary, reading, and other skills.
Category: Elementary School, Pre-K Learning


World Book Kids (Grades K-5)

A general reference for elementary students, it offers easy-to-read articles with embedded multimedia, images and videos as well as games, science projects, and activities. 
Category: Elementary School


World Book Student (Grades 5-9)

Includes the print version of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, videos, student activities, and research tools. 
Category: Elementary School, Middle School

Promotional Materials

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