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Resources from the Grand Ledge Area District Library
— Must use a GLADL card to access
Magazines, newspapers, and reference books for K-5 covering geography, current events, the arts, science, health, biographies, history, sports, and more. Great tools for research to highlight and add notes — use download feature to save articles to Google drive.
Research in Context
Even more great resources for 6th-12th graders — magazines, journals, audio files, images, interview transcripts to give you great quotes. All the topics you are looking for and the great research tools to keep you organized. Highlight important facts and add notes, then save your articles and your notes directly to Google drive to stay organized.
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World Trade Press – Information for States, World Cities, Countries, and Maps
Global World Warrior — 175 Country guides — Topics include culture & society, travel, education, history, holidays and much more!
AtoZ World Travel — 202 World City guides — travel essentials, attractions, insiders’ information, excursions, nightlife, shopping, culture, cuisine, restaurants, health, security, language, maps, hotels, and lots more.
Atoz the USA — all 50 states, territories, and U.S.A. in general — Topics include history, geography, demographics, education, food and recipes, government, crime, maps, media outlets, symbols, sports, and more.
AtoZ Maps — over 100,000 maps — Includes modern maps, antique maps, maps of exploration, geography games, video guides, and much more.
AtoZ Foods — over 6,000 recipes from 174 countries — contains traditional recipes, Each recipe shows prep and cook time needed and you can easily search for recipes that meet special dietary needs like vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free.
Reading for School or Fun and What to Read Next!
NoveList Plus: Looking for your next book? Want to find a new author that’s similar to a favorite? Can’t remember all the titles in a series? Just look for the area called “Read-alike Recommendations”Includes teacher resource “Teaching with Books.”
KDL What’s Next
Trying to figure out what comes in next in your favorite series? KDL has an easy to search place to find your answer.
Great Research Resources from the Library of Michigan!
Biography Reference Center
More than 450,000 biographies. Includes complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine as well as thousands of narrative biographies.
Suite of Britannica School resources at four levels – Learning Zone, Elementary, Middle, and High. Each contains resources at the appropriate learning and skill level including primary sources in subjects such as people, countries, science, animals, current events, and biographies.
Easy access to magazines, ebooks, topic overviews and videos — one stop shopping on thousands of topics. Covers subjects such as art, history, sports, and music. Includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents. Also includes photos, maps, and flags.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Features contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. Continuously updated pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies, court-case overviews, periodical articles, tables/charts/graphs, and more.
World Book for Kids
World Book Kids: provides kid friendly encyclopedia.
Kids World News
Free learning activities for kids.
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