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Manitou Park Elementary Library: Research Help

Helping prepare students for college and career in the 21st century.

Abdo Zoom


Online research for beginning readers!

Tacoma Public Library


Tacoma Public Library (TPL) partners with Tacoma Public Schools to provide its students with all the goods and services of the public library free of charge.  Check out all the resources TPL offers for research.

A-Z Animals

A-Z Animals - Animal Facts, Pictures and Resources believes that if people are educated about the world’s animal species they will better care for them. Therefore, we are becoming the most comprehensive and authoritative resource for animal information online. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of careful research and accuracy so that all readers can trust the material found here represents the most modern understanding of a given species ranging from scientific name to diet, habitat, and more. We also present an animal’s conservation status whenever possible so that readers can take action to protect a species.

Science Resources

 Welcome to NASA Kids’ Club – a place to play games and learn about NASA!


Britannica School

 This is a great place to start research. Online multimedia encyclopedia with videos, magazine articles, interactives and so much more!