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Welcome to the World Book eBook Library!

SchoolhouseTeachers.com provides a subscription to The World Book eBook Library free of charge to our members. To access the ebooks included in this library, please click on Login with World Book and follow the instructions.

Classes you can take using the World Book eBook Library:

A World of Animals

All About Animals

Around the World with Stories

History of Air Travel

Introduction to Life Science

Introduction to Physical Science


Special Notes and Warnings to Parents:

  • It is very important to us at SchoolhouseTeachers.com to provide you with content you can trust. Please note that we have NO control over the titles included in this ebook library. It must be treated like a public library; some of the books are appropriate and others contain content that may be opposed to your worldview. We have reviewed the eBook library titles thoroughly and have indicated below which titles contain content that is not aligned with a Christian creationist young earth worldview. These books have not been included in our classes on the site but remain available for you to use or not use according to your discretion. If you are not sure what the evidences for a Christian creationist young earth worldview are or are unsure how to explain them to your children, we encourage you to check out  Dinosaurs and the Bible, Apologetics: Creation vs. Evolution, Creation Apologetics, and Creation Worldview or any number of the free articles and resources available on Creation.com.
  • Most eBooks include a list of recommended books for further reading. We have not reviewed the recommended books and urge you to use discretion in reviewing them.
  • The World Book eBook Library also contains a link to the “Open Access eBooks.” This is a collection of public domain books on a number of topics. These books have not been reviewed by our team. Caution and discretion is urged if you choose to explore them.
  • These eBooks must be viewed online and cannot be downloaded.
  • Because this is a library account shared by all users, members are not permitted to highlight, add notes, or create bookmarks in the eBooks.

Index to World Book eBook Library and Recommended Titles

You can find more information on books marked recommended with a caution on the class lesson pages mentioned. Books not marked as recommended should only be used with extra caution and parental discretion.

Series: A Dream Takes Flight

Series: A Look At

  • Icy Worlds – multiple references to millions of years
  • Insects and Spiders – recommended and part of Unit Studies and More
  • Inventions and Discoveries – multiple references to millions of years
  • Space Exploration – multiple references to millions of years
  • The Age of Knights and Castles – recommended with caution and part of Unit Studies and More
  • The Sea and Its Marvels – multiple references to millions of years
  • Voyages of Exploration – evolutionary content
  • Wonders of the World – multiple references to millions of years

Series: Animal Lives

  • Amphibians – multiple references to millions of years
  • Birds – evolutionary content
  • Fish – multiple references to millions of years
  • Insects and Spiders – evolutionary content
  • Mammals – recommended with caution and part of Unit Studies and More
  • Mollusks and Similar Sea Creatures – multiple references to millions of years
  • Reptiles – multiple references to millions of years

Series: Animals of the World

  • Alligators and Other Crocodilians – recommended with caution and part of A World of Animals
  • Ants and Other Social Insects – recommended with caution and part of A World of Animals
  • Arabians and Other Horses – recommended with caution and part of A World of Animals
  • Baboons and Other Old World Monkeys – recommended with caution and part of A World of Animals
  • Beagles and Other Hounds – recommended with caution and part of A World of Animals
  • Box Turtles and Other Pond and Marsh Turtles – evolutionary and other objectionable content
  • Bulldogs and Other Nonsporting Dogs – recommended with caution and part of A World of Animals
  • Cardinals and Other Songbirds – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Clownfish and Other Saltwater Aquarium Fish – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Cockatiels and Other Parrots – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Cottontails and Their Relatives – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Flying Foxes and Other Bats – multiple references to millions of years
  • Fur Seals and Other Pinnipeds – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • German Shepherds and Other Herding Dogs – recommended with caution and part of A World of Animals
  • Giraffes and Other Hoofed Mammals – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Golden Retrievers and Other Sporting Dogs – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Gorillas and Other Apes – evolutionary content
  • Grasshoppers and Their Relatives – multiple references to millions of years
  • Green Anoles and Other Pet Lizards – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Grizzlies and Other Bears – recommended with caution and part of A World of Animals
  • Hammerheads and Other Sharks – recommended with caution and part of A World of Animals
  • Hamsters and Other Pet Rodents – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Hedgehogs and Other Insectivores – multiple references to millions of years
  • Holland Lops and Other Rabbits – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Howlers and Other New World Monkeys – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Jellyfish and Other Stingers – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Kangaroos and Other Marsupials – multiple references to millions of years
  • Killer Whales and Other Toothed Whales – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Ladybugs and Other Beetles – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Miniature Schnauzers and Other Terriers – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Monarchs and Other Butterflies – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Owls and Other Birds of Prey – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Persians and Other Long-Haired Cats- recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Portuguese Water Dogs and Other Working Dogs – recommended with caution and part of A World of Animals
  • Rattlers and Other Snakes – recommended with caution and part of A World of Animals
  • Shih Tzu and Other Toy Dogs – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Siamese and Other Short-Haired Cats – recommended with caution and part of A World of Animals
  • Spiders and Other Arachnids – recommended with caution and part of A World of Animals
  • Swans and Other Swimming Birds – recommended and part of A World of Animals
  • Wolves and Other Wild Dogs – recommended and part of A World of Animals

Series: Anti-Bullying Basics – parental discretion advised due to the personal nature of dealing with bullying

Series: Biographical Connections – series is under review

  • Albert Einstein
  • Cesar Chavez
  • Elizabeth Blackwell
  • Elvis Presley
  • Golda Meir
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Louis Riel
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

Series: Bug Books

  • It’s a Bug’s Life – recommended and part of All About Animals
  • Meet the Bugs – graphic content

Series: Building Blocks of Mathematics – series presents math concepts in a very complicated way

  • Addition
  • Division
  • Fractions
  • Multiplication
  • Numbers
  • Subtraction

Series: Building Blocks of Science-Life Science 2

  • Animal Life Cycles – multiple references to millions of years
  • Animal Structure and Classification – evolutionary content
  • Plant Life Cycles – multiple references to millions of years
  • Plant Structure and Classification – recommended and part of Introduction to Life Science
  • Plant and Animal Adaptations – evolutionary content
  • Animal Behavior – evolutionary content
  • Cell Cycle – recommended with caution and part of Introduction to Life Science
  • Traits and Heredity – recommended and part of Introduction to Life Science

Series: Building Blocks of Science-Physical Science

Curious Creatures ABC

  • Angry Aardvark to Zealous Zebra – includes genies, monsters, and vampires

Series: Documenting History – series is under review

  • Aboriginal Rights Movement
  • African American Civil Rights Movement
  • American Civil War
  • Canadian Independence
  • Chinese Revolution
  • Federation of Australia
  • Independence of India and Pakistan
  • South Africa’s Anti-Apartheid Movement
  • The Great Depression
  • Women’s Right to Vote
  • World War II in Europe
  • World War II in the Pacific

Series: Dinosaurs – evolutionary content

Series: Dogs, From Woofs to Wags  – evolutionary content as well as inappropriate language and descriptive terminology

Dr. Mollie Cule Reboots the Robot – multiple references to millions of years

Series: Early Peoples – series regularly deals with ancient religions and also has objectionable pictures

Series: Earth’s Changing Climate – discusses global warming in depth

Series: Endangered Animals of the World

  • of Africa – multiple references to millions of years
  • of Asia – under review
  • of Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands – multiple references to millions of years
  • of Europe – under review
  • of North America – multiple references to millions of years
  • of South America – multiple references to millions of years
  • of the Oceans – multiple references to millions of years
  • Extinct – multiple references to millions of years

Series: Explore the Solar System – evolutionary content

Series: Explore the Universe – evolutionary content

Series: Famous Myths and Legends of the World – objectionable content

Series: Inventions and Discoveries

  • Agriculture – multiple references to millions of years or prehistoric man
  • Architecture and Engineering – multiple references to millions of years or prehistoric man
  • Astronomy – multiple references to millions of years or prehistoric man
  • Communication – evolutionary content
  • Economics – recommended and part of Unit Studies and More
  • Industry and Manufacturing – multiple references to millions of years or prehistoric man
  • Mathematics – multiple references to millions of years or prehistoric man
  • Medicine – multiple references to millions of years or prehistoric man; also graphic descriptions and ancient religions
  • Personal and Household Items – multiple references to millions of years or prehistoric man
  • Arts – multiple references to millions of years or prehistoric man
  • Transportation – recommended with caution and part of Unit Studies and More
  • Warfare – multiple references to millions of years or prehistoric man

Invisible to the Eye: Animals in Disguise – recommended and part of Unit Studies and More

Series: Learning Ladders

Series: Learning Playground

  • Fun with Cultural Crafts and Performing Arts – multiple references to millions of years
  • Fun with Numbers – evolutionary content
  • Fun with Painting and Sculpture – multiple references to millions of years
  • Fun with Shapes – recommended and part of Unit Studies and More
  • Learning About Animals – recommended and part of Unit Studies and More
  • Learning About Energy, Forces, and Motion – recommended and part of Introduction to Physical Science
  • Learning About Matter – recommended and part of Introduction to Physical Science
  • Learning About the Sun, Moon, Planets, and Stars – recommended with caution and part of Unit Studies and More
  • Learning About Weather – climate change references
  • Learning About Plants – multiple references to millions of years

Series: Welcome to Reading, Level A – recommended and part of Grade Level Readers in Literacy Center

Series: Welcome to Reading, Level B – recommended and part of Grade Level Readers in Literacy Center

Series: Welcome to Reading, Level C – recommended and part of Grade Level Readers in Literacy Center

Series: Welcome to Reading, Level D – recommended (some with caution) and part of Grade Level Readers in Literacy Center

Series: Native North Americans – Series has multiple references to tribal religious practices, including details not appropriate for all ages

Series: Puzzle Me

Sandwich to Sundae: Uncommon Stories Behind Common Words – multiple references to millions of years

Series: Tales of Mystery and the Unknown – objectionable content

Series: Tales Through Time – series under review

The Secret Files of Professor L. Otto Funn – multiple references to millions of years; also mythological references

Series: Living Green – climate change discussed

Series: Treasure Tree

Series: Trek’s Travels

Series: Welcome to Reading: Anthology of Stories and Poems – series under review

Series: Open Access eBooks – see note in parent’s section at top of page