Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Upper Elementary: 5th

Website for the GCDS Libraries

5th Graders can find Library Resources for their Research here.

Don't be afraid to scroll down & read box headings!

Books & Reading

Ask Your Librarian

Mrs. Ellen Gittes


Reference Resources: Encyclopedias

An encyclopedia is a book or digital collection of factual summaries (short articles) on many subjects listed in alphabetical order.  Below are links to online encyclopedias for elementary schools.

Read NonFiction eBooks

eBooks, or electronic books, are books made available in digital form and viewable on electronic devices.

Search Databases

A database is an organized, collection of information. Databases come in many forms and uses. The ones below contain factual articles useful for elementary student research.