Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.
Credo Reference provides Topic Pages, which offer background information on a particular topic that can give you an easy starting point and pathways for further research; Access to hundreds of in-depth subject encyclopedias and handbooks covering every major subject from Accounting to Art History and Shakespeare to Einstein; and Mind Maps that visually show relationships between topics and keywords.
A full range of political and social-policy issues extending back to 1923. Each report is footnoted and includes an overview, background section, chronology, bibliography and debate-style pro-con feature, plus tools to study the evolution of the topic over time.
Reference ebooks – Health: Genetics; History: Decades (from 1920’s to the 2000’s), Milestone Documents, Great Events and Great Lives in History; and Literature: Critical Survey of Graphic Novels.
Rich in Color – people who read and review diverse YA books
Reputable sites that link to primary sources.
Digital Public Library of America: explore topics in history, literature, and culture through primary sources. Draws from online materials from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States, the sets use letters, photographs, posters, oral histories, video clips, sheet music, and more. https://dp.la/primary-source-sets
National Archives: U.S. Historical collection of documents, photographs, records and military records http://www.archives.gov/
Library of Congress: Digital Collection – digitized photographs, manuscripts, maps, sound recordings, motion pictures, and books.
The Smithsonian: Digital collections page offers a variety of research resources from the Smithsonian.
Central Battle of the Books Team will compete at the state level the last week in February. To learn more about Battle of the Books (BOB) click here.