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Ms. Masullo is reading the 2021 Sequoyah book selections this summer. I am currently reading “The Oddmire” Changeling” by William Ritter.  This is a fairy tale fantasy and the first book in a new series. “Twelve-year-olds Tinn and Cole, raised as human twins in sleepy Endsborough, risk their lives in the Wild Wood, Oddmire Swamp, and the Deep Dark to learn which is a goblin changeling with an important mission”–Provided by publisher.   List of 2021 Sequoyah books.

2020 Sequoyah Book Winners for Children’s and Intermediate Lists

Holland Hall offers digital and audio book titles which are accessible using Overdrive and Sora apps and the 6 digit# on your Holland Hall ID/lunch card. Or, simply go to the Library web page and click on Overdrive to enter your ID# and begin searching for a great read from our digital collection.
4th and 5th Grade Poetry – check it out! – Here is a sample.

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Library of Congress
New York Times/ Learning Network
Allsides (news from multiple perspectives)
Creative Commons
Common Sense Media
Newsela – Awesome website with leveled articles
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Gilcrease Museum – Native and Western Art Collections
Smithsonian Teen Tribune (website with current events articles for kids)
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Encyclopedia of Earth
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World Book Online
World Book Dictionary
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Webster Dictionary
Grzimek Animal’s Life Encyclopedia
Google Books
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Animal Diversity Web

PebbleGo: Beginning research tool for animals, science, biographies and social studies.
PebbleGoNext: Beginning research tool to explore the U.S. Regions or American Indian Culture Areas
E-Library: Includes magazines, newspapers, maps, books.
Credo Reference: in-depth subject encyclopedias and handbooks.
EBSCO Host: a large warehouse of databases
Sirs Discover: a multidisciplinary database specifically designed for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas such as current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology.
Sirs Issues Researcher: Article selections from media sources covering social, scientific, health, political, global issues.
American History Documents: Documents of varied history through speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, editorials.
Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture: The encyclopedia contains articles written by scholars in the field.
Explora Upper MS: Research by key word or topic to find best results.Sort results by source type:magazine, photos, flags.
Explora Lower MS: Research by key word or topic to find best results.Sort results by source type:magazine, photos, flags.
Digital Vaults: The U.S. National Archives Experience offers primary source materials.
World Digital Library:This database has more than 7,000 primary source documents and images from around the world sponsored by the United Nations Educational and Scientific and Cultural Organization.
Culturegrams: This database offers up to date country reports written by experts of the country. It offers inside perspective on daily life and culture, backgrounds and interviews of the people.