The Vermont Online Library (VOL) offers a wide array of electronic databases through Gale/Cengage on a variety of topics geared to a variety of age levels, These resources are available 24 hours-a-day with Internet access.
Click here for a few notes on how to understand and use the symbols you’ll find in this database.
Champlain Elementary School Database Subscriptions
K-3rd database to research: Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies, and Dinosaurs. Please see Mrs. Ames for login information.
A 3rd-5th database to research: States, Science, American Indian History, Social Studies, and Biographies. Please see Mrs. Ames for login information.
Bookflix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. This engaging resource for children in grades PreK-3 will help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills and introduces students to a world of knowledge and exploration.
All fiction / nonfiction pairs are categorized according to nine themes: Animals and Nature, Earth and Sky, Family and Community, People and Places, Music and Rhyme, ABC’s and 123’s, Adventure, Imagination and Celebrations. For login information, please ask your classroom teacher or visit the Library.
Vermont Based Reading Programs and Information
Learn about the 2022 – 2023 Red Clover Awards, picture book nominees. Which of these 10 titles do you think should get the award?
The winner of the 2021 – 2022 Red Clover Book Award is The Barnabus Project by The Fan Brothers. Click here for more information on this title.
Red Clover books are located in the library. Come to the library and ask Mrs. Ames!
Vermont Golden Dome Book Award
The Vermont Golden Dome Book Award (formerly the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Award) was created to honor excellence in children’s literature. Each year since 1957, Vermont students in grades four through eight have selected their favorite book from a list of 25 – 30 nominees.
Middle Grade Book Award bookmarks to keep track of your reading, are available at the circulation desk in the library. Read 5+ current year Middle Grade Book Award nominated books to vote in the spring. Please see Mrs. Ames for more information. (Source: https://libraries.vermont.gov/sites/libraries/files/Masterlist2021-2022.pdf).
The winner of the 2021 – 2022 Vermont Golden Dome Book Award is Millionaires for the Month by Stacy McAnulty.
Vermont Golden Dome Book Award books are located in the library. Come on in and ask Mrs. Ames!