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"Critics are by no means the end of the law. Do not think all is over with you because you articles are rejected. It may be that the editor has his drawer full, or that he does not know enough to appreciate you, or you have not gained a reputation, or he is not in a mood to be pleased. A critic's judgment is like that of any intelligent person. If he has experience, he is capable of judging whether a book will sell. That is all."

—Lavina Goodell Junior editor, Harper's Bazaar

 

Elementary School Resources

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   Searchasaurus  

Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages young researchers to enhance and develop basic search skills. Access: Click here.


   Kids Search  

EBSCO Kids Search is designed especially for youth in grades K-5. Kids Search makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by magazines, reference books, photos, flags, and more. Access: Click here.


Encyclopedia of Animals Logo Encyclopedia of Animals  

This resource provides thousands of easy-to-read entries about mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, dinosaurs and prehistoric animals. Each entry begins with a simple category breakdown of the animal including Kingdom, Class, Order, Genus & Species, and Geographical Locale as well as a detailed description. Many entries include colorful images. Access: Click here.


Funk and Wagnalls Logo Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia  

Access to thousands of encyclopedia entries on a variety of topics. Access: Click here.


GreenFile Logo GreenFile  

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Read up on PV cells, greenscaping, and much more. Access: Click here.


Newspaper Source  

Selected full text from national and regional US newspapers including the Denver Post, Greeley Tribune and Pueblo Chieftain, and transcripts from TV and radio news. Access: Click here.


Primary Search Logo Primary Search  

Access to articles and information from popular, elementary school magazines, encyclopedias, and dictionaries. Access: Click here.


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