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NAME CATEGORY
proquest logo in black Black Freedom Struggle in the United States History, Middle School, High School
Books and authors circles icon Books and Authors
A reader's advisory database that makes finding a great read much less challenging. With fun ways to browse, read-alikes, reviews, award winners, themed book lists, and more this resource answers the age-old question, "What do I read next?"
Education, eBooks, General, Middle School, High School, Scholarly
icon for consumer reports Consumer Reports
Users will find in-depth advice, tips and trends written by Consumer Reports experts. Frequently updated articles, blogs and video content allow consumers to peruse the latest consumer news.
Business, General, Middle School, High School
culture grams icon, globe CultureGrams®
Statistical and cultural information about US states and 200 countries. Daily life and culture, history, customs, lifestyles, recipes and interviews.
General, Elementary, Middle School, High School
icon for explora Explora Teens (Grades 7-12)
Research database with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
Middle School, High School
icon for ebsco Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia
Student encyclopedia providing 25,000+ entries.
General, Elementary, Middle School, High School
logo for gale virtual reference library Gale eBooks (Virtual Reference Library)
Reference books for all ages with topics in health, history, government, science, education & business.
Business, Education, General, Scholarly, Middle School, High School
icon for learning express library, bookshelf Learning Express Library
Hundreds of tutorials, practice exams, and eBooks for students and adult learners. Provides support for basic skills and job skills, academic success, career and job prep and research, standardized test prep, and more. Great complement to SDMyLife.
Career, Practice Tests, Elementary, Middle School, High School
icon for middle search plus, skateboarding kid MiddleSearch Plus
Biographies, primary source documents, reference books, a vast image collection, and articles from popular middle school magazines.
Middle School
icon for ebsco Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson)
Searchable full-coverage of original paper volumes of periodicals.
General, Middle School, High School, Scholarly
logo for science reference center Science Reference Center
Articles from hundreds of science magazines, encyclopedias, reference books, and a large image collection.
General, Elementary, Middle School, High School
s d my life icon sdmylife
online program helps students better understand themselves and how their interests, skills, and knowledge relate to real-world academic and career opportunities.
Career, Middle School, High School, South Dakota
sirs discoverer ship icon SIRS® Discoverer
Full-text articles for grades K-8. Includes biographies, over 3000 maps, country studies and an encyclopedia.
Elementary, Middle School
sirs issues researcher scales icon SIRS Issues Researcher
Full-text articles that support grades 7-12. "Leading Issues" provides over 300 controversial topics. Includes topic overview, reviews the pro/con viewpoints, critical thinking guides.
Middle School, High School
true flix button TrueFlix®
Dozens of social studies and science pairings of videos and books. Primary sources, fiction, videos, audio clips, images, and related websites.
Education, Elementary, Middle School, High School
world book dramatic learning icon, theater masks World Book Dramatic Learning
Plays, skits, monologues, and writing exercises by grade level, subject, or title. Curriculum correlations, lesson plans, mini-inquiry projects, rubrics, play starters, and links to play posters and programs.
Education, General, Elementary, Middle School, High School
world book student icon, pencil World Book Student
Designed for all kids in upper elementary through middle school, World Book Student includes special features like Behind the Headlines, Biography Center, and a built-in Dictionary and easy-to navigate Atlas.
Elementary, Middle School

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