Resources from the BF LMC

This week is...

-August 19: National Aviation Day

-August 21: Poet’s Day

-August 22: Be An Angel Day

-August 23: 100th birth anniversary of dancer, director, choreographer, actor Gene Kelly

Grolier Online

*Detailed articles, interactive maps, and other media introduce students to our nation’s Presidents, cities, and natural wonders—everything that makes our country unique.

*Sixty-one time lines chronicle U.S. history from 200 A.D. to the present day. Students can even compare state events with national events or American history with world history.

*Virtual Hall of Fame with more than 1,200 profiles of celebrated Americans.

*Interactive Almanac provides everything a student needs to know about the United States, plus facts-at-a-glance for U.S. territories.


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*Engaging graphics and lively, age-appropriate text motivate young students through the research process.

*Projects and experiments reinforce key concepts and support opportunities for extended learning.

*NEW BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE NEWS with NEWSCOOP encourages independent investigation on timely, high-interest topics.

*Encyclopedia Spotlight provides multimedia-rich experiences on a wide variety of subjects that are popular with young students and also includes a teacher’s guide with lesson plans and activities.


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If you only read one book during 2012, it should be The One and Only Ivan.

The One and Only Ivan - Official Book Trailer