Homework Help


ALA Great Web Sites

An internet guide of child-safe sites selected by a committee of the American Library Association. Offers links to information about animals, history, literature, the arts, math, and science. Suggested age range is 0-14 years.

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Ask a Librarian

Ask your informed librarians at the DeSoto Public Library any research question in person or online.

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Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help, play practice games and quizzes, and find facts on thousands of subjects, including sports
, science, math, money, world, and more.

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Kid's Click

Annotated s
earchable directory of websites created for kids by librarians. Searchable by subject, reading level and degree of picture content.

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Roget's The New Thesaurus

Find synonyms and word suggestions in this free online searchable thesaurus that features 260,000 synonyms and cross-references

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Time For Kids

Don't do your homework alone! TFK’s Homework Helper is packed with tips and tools to help you succeed including how to write A+ papers, a flash card maker, grammar tips and more.

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You've got homework. We've got help. The DeSoto Public Library offers help from real, live tutors right at the library via the Internet!

Live Homework Help is available for Kindergarten – 12th grade from 2 p.m. to 12 a.m. This program connects students to a real live tutor. Children visiting the library simply log on to the DeSoto Public Library website, enter their grade level and the subject they need help in and within a few minutes or less are connected to an expert tutor. Students can receive help in math, science, social studies or English. Students will need their DeSoto Public Library card number. If you’d like to learn more about the program, please call the library at 972.230.9666. 

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Webster's Dictionary

Free online
dictionary, thesaurus, Spanish-English and medical dictionaries, and encyclopedia. Includes word games, word of the day, and quizzes.

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