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Databases from New York Public Library (all free)


Podcasts (all free)

But Why?: A Podcast for Curious Kids by Vermont Public Radio
  • But Why? attempts to answer this eternal question common to all kids and tackles a wide range of subjects in the process. It accepts questions from kids at [email protected]
Don't Break the Rules by Pinna
  • Voice actors compete to become improv champions. They must think quickly and can’t break the rules.
  • The Podcast is a fairy tale audio adventure about extraordinary real-life women throughout history. Based on the bestselling book series, episodes are narrated by renowned innovators, creators, leaders, and champions of the Rebel Girls community. Tune in to experience an inspiring spectrum of female excellence.
  • This Podcast is about books, authors, and the joy and power of reading.
  • Smash Boom Best is a debate show for kids and families from the makers of the award-winning podcast, Brains On! Every episode takes two cool things, smashes them together and lets you decide which is best. Our debaters use facts and passion to make their case -- teaching listeners how to defend their own opinions along the way.
  • Two are telling the truth, one is lying. Your challenge: Figure out who is fibbing!
  • Interactive games about mind-blowing topics such as, “Why do babies have more bones than kids or adults?” Each episode is 12 ­minutes, the ideal length to hold kids’ attention.
  • Three short conversation starters—such as “If you could do anything to change the world for the better, what would you do?”—are shared in a game-show–style format.