References and Resources

Merriam-Webster Dictionary: Learn what words mean, and learn new and exciting words.

"Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines." (Source: Google)

Find exceptional non-fiction content for children, families and educators from best-selling children's science writer Seymour Simon.

Your Dictionary: Commonly confused words are explained here!

The Purdue University Online Writing Lab serves writers from around the world. Use this tool for bibliographies and references.

"An award-winning source of unbiased, reliable, easy-to-understand answers and explanations of how the world actually works"

" helps you learn new words, play games that improve your vocabulary, and explore language." (source:

The Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography issu​es and more for 267 world entities.

This national collection of information offers classroom materials and primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections, and is accessible to all students

Many people think of plagiarism as copying another's work or borrowing someone else's original ideas. But terms like "copying" and "borrowing" can disguise the seriousness of the offense.

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