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Library Resources - Middle School

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Kid-friendly Search Engines and Ready Reference

Reading Lists

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Allows students to complete a template with their resource’s publication information and then creates for them both MLA and APA citations.


NBC News offers unique collections of video resources, primary sources, historic footage, images, mini-documentaries and text resources designed for use in the K-12 classroom.

Kid Friendly Search Engines and Ready Reference

Houston Public Library

Resources available from Houston Public Library

Harris County Public Library

Resources available from Harris County Public Libraries

Search over 25,000 of the greatest lives, past and present.

Index to quotations from great books online.

CIA World Fact Book

Information and maps of countries of the world.

Handbook of Texas

Multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture.

Index to current facts updated daily.


Popular source for maps and driving directions.

Merriam-Webster Online

Dictionary and thesaurus online.

Library of Congress

Occupational Outlook Handbook

U.S. Dept. of Education’s site for career and occupation information.

Reading Lists
CFISD Summer Reading Lists

Grades 6-8
Grades 9-12

Caldecott Medal

Lists winners of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Coretta Scott King Award

Lists authors and illustrators of African descent whose books promote an understanding and appreciation of the "American Dream. "

Laura Ingalls Wilder Award

Awards an author or illustrator whose books have made a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.

Newbery Medal

Lists winners of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Pura Belpré Award

Awards outstanding Latino literature for children and youth.

Texas Bluebonnet Award

Lists current and previous winners of this state-wide book award for grades 3-6.

Texas Lone Star Reading List

Lists current literature for middle school students recommended by Texas Library Association.

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