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General Reference

World Book Online – Accurate and authoritative  articles from The World Book Encyclopedia.  Extensive graphic and multimedia enhancements, including photographs, maps, illustrations, tables, animations, and audio/video clips.  You will need your Easton library card to access this resource.

Fact Monster – provides concise facts and information on a myriad of subjects, including science, math, social studies, sports, popular culture, and more.

Internet Public Library for Teens – staffed by volunteer librarians and library students, this site provides answers to reference questions on a variety of topics.

History and Geography

American Memory Project – straight from the Library of Congress, find great primary source materials!

Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame – an online companion to the educational outreach organization whose mission is to honor publicly the achievement of Connecticut women.

Eyewitness to History – contains annotated links to over 1,200 history websites, as well as links to history activities, games, and quizzes.

Global Road Warrior – provides global information in the fields of culture, travel, language, trade, business, logistics, security, and communication.

History Link 101 – contains an extensive amount of resources on world history and cultures, including many photographs.

History Channel – companion website to the TV channel, provides information on many aspects of history.

Information about the US States – includes links to many websites with information for each state.

Outline Maps – A collection of outline maps, both physical and political, of a variety of regions. Includes maps of the U.S. in 1776 and 1860. Easy to print for use in reports.

 Literature and Language Arts

Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations – Find quotes to spice up your paper! Search for quotes by specific people or by subject.

Purdue Owl Online Writing Lab – provides writing-related resources such as grammar and style guides, as well as information on resumes, plagiarism, and ESL.

SparkNotes: Literature – Get great summaries, character lists and author biographies.

Math and Science

The American Experience – companion website to the PBS series, allows browsing and downloading of the entire American Experience series, featuring over 250 films.

Chem4Kids.com – contains information on basic chemistry, including atoms, elements, the periodic table, reactions, and biochemistry.

Cool Math – provides homework help and fun math games and puzzles.

Government and Politics

Kids USA – Includes a section for teens with information on many topics, including exercise and nutrition, health and safety, jobs, and money.

United States Legislative Information – the official source for federal legislative information, including information on Senators and Representatives.

National Paralegal College – Presidential Powers A breakdown of the powers of the president, including appointments, veto power, domestic affairs and foreign policy.