States

Introduction

This pathfinder is designed to help you locate information on the 50 states in the United States.

Books

Facts about the Fifty States by Sue R. Brandt (JUV 973 Br73)

Kids Learn America by Patricia Gordon (JUV 973 Go65)

Picture Book of the U.S.A. by Beth Goodman (JUV 917.3 Go62)

Children's Atlas of the United States (JUV 912.73 Ch43)

World Book Encyclopedia (Adult Reference 031 Wo89)
This is the best place to start your search. Find your state in alphabetical order in the encyclopedia.

The following sets of books can be found at the end of the 900s in the Children's Library.

Celebrate the States

From Sea to Shining Sea

It's My State

Facts and Symbols

Portrait of America

Hello U.S.A.

Search catalog under alphabetical subject using the name of your state.

 

Online Reference Sources

Kids Search (up to 5th grade) - Search using the name of the explorer you are researching.

Student Research Center (5th grade and up) - Search using the name of the explorer you are researching.

Gale Discovering Collection - Search using the name of the explorer you are researching to locate images, biographies and more.

History Reference - Search using the name of the explorer you are researching to locate books and journals articles.

Ebscohost - Select some or all of the following subdatabases: Middle Search Plus, Academic Search Elite, MasterFile Premiere. Search using the name of the explorer you are researching to locate books and journals articles.

State Geography - Provides students and teachers with resources on individual states and the country as a whole. Information on people, events and places plus e-books on the topic

 

Internet Links

Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture
http://encyclopediaofarkansas.org
The Encyclopedia of Arkansas is a free, authoritative source of information about the rich history, geography, and culture of Arkansas. It will be updated regularly to ensure the people of Arkansas have an accurate and accessible resource to explore our heritage.

Internet Public Library: Stately Knowledge
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/stateknow/
Provides basic facts about each state and Washington D.C.

50States.com
http://50states.com/
Provides information on individual states.

50States.com - Blank outline maps of the states
http://www.50states.com/maps/
Search for maps by theme: political, physical, cultural, climate, etc., U.S. census, street, historic, Mars and flags and facts.

EnchantedLearning.com - US Geography
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/
Site provides a wealth of information on the states, including maps, flags, games and more.