Library Resources - Middle School
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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.
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.
Dictionary and thesaurus online.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
U.S. Dept. of Education’s site for career and occupation information.
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.
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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