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Books and information on the web
Information Please Almanac  

Virtual Kaleidoscope
   Draw a design and create your own kaleidoscope

English Language Arts
Acronym Finder
    Over 100,000 acronyms are defined.
The Encyclopedia Mythica
    Search for information on mythology, folklore and legend.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
    Search for quotations from literature
Glossary of Poetic Terms
    Definitions and phonetic pronunciations are located at this site.
Online Picture Dictionary
    Browse for words and see a picture
Online Symbolism Dictionary
    This is a useful approach to discovering what a particular symbol may mean.
    Language resources, word games, and even a language translator

Banned Books Week
    This is a good site for information on book banning. It contains an explanation of intellectual freedom and its importance, notable First Amendment court cases and links to other Internet censorship resources.
BookBrowse: The Guide for Avid Readers
    This is an excellent readers advisory site with an extensive collection of reading lists.
Columbia University's Bartleby Library
     A comprehensive full text index of classics of poetry and prose is located here. 
Poets & Writers Online
    This online version of the Directory of American Poets and Fiction Writers contains almost 4,000 names and addresses (including e-mail, if available) of writers.
Project Gutenberg 
    Check out what great works of literature are available in their entirety on the Internet.

Math Fun Facts 

Calendars from the sky
    How Astronomy was used in the development of calendars
Extreme Weather Sourcebook
   How extreme weather affects economy and society
Zoltan Takacs HomeBase
    Nature photographs

Social Studies
Major World Religions

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