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 According to, the book most commonly required to read in High School is The Great Gatsby. For Middle School, the top assigned title is The Giver by Lois Lowry. Did you know that Freading offers Sparknotes study guides for those two books and hundreds more? The guides will help students understand key themes and symbols of important works. They are also excellent resources for paper writing and more! Just type in the name of the book, the subject, or the person you need help studying in the Freading search bar.

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Lots of practice tests on a variety of topics. Test your knowledge, improve your scores, and leverage this free testing system.

Help with Triangles - 30-60-90

WWI - Fixing a Shrapnel-Damaged Face
WWI - Fixing a Shrapnel-Damaged Face
Horrific facial injuries were a serious by-product of trench warfare during WWI. A developing area of medicine, plastic surgery helped at least some of these soldiers.

Boundless offers Free Textbooks and Study Materials
Boundless textbooks study guidesBoundless offers free online college textbooks and study materials for over 20 different subjects.  From chemistry to business to sociology, you’ll find lots of great, social ways to test your knowledge of key concepts.  Start prepping for finals with free study tools from Boundless! To see sample textbooks without signing up, go to the bottom of the page where the subjects are listed again. As a company, Boundless helps students learn better by connecting them with the wealth of high quality, openly licensed, free educational content, as well as the tools they need to succeed. Students can save $100's of dollars on textbooks.


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  • Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
  • Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
  •  Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  •  Wuthering Heights & Jane Eyre by Charlotte BrontĂ«
  • Great Expectations & A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  • The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas
  •  The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth and Hamlet by William Shakespeare 
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

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Les Miserables Becomes a Musical
Victor Hugo's novel, transformed into a musical, opens in New York on March 12, 1987. Where does the story take place? Who is Jean Valjean? Where was he imprisoned?

Hoover Dam:  How It Was Built


Known for its beauty, the Colorado River has another feature.  It drops - sometimes very steeply - through its various gorges.  That fact contributed to the location of the Hoover Dam.  See the historical footage where workers performed very dangerous feats building the dam.  

Summary of the Roman Republic
Summary of the Roman Republic
The Roman Republic lasted for about 500 years. In a nutshell, what do we know about its form of government?

The Columbian Exchange
The Columbian Exchange
When Columbus arrived in the Bahamas, in 1492, he began an exchange of crops, animals and diseases which still impact the world. It is known as "The Columbian Exchange."

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Khan Academy
You've probably heard of the Khan Academy. On the website it states: "Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps."

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Awesome Library
Over 17,000 on-line resources organized by topic. Levels for children and teens and available in five different languages.

B.J. Pinchbecks's Homework Helpers
A homework help site arranged by homework topics from Art and Music to Social Studies.
High School Ace
Has quizzes and resource materials for several subjects.

Dewey Browse A collection of web sites classified by the Dewey Decimal Classification System for grades k-12. A free online bibliography & citation generator.

Education Index
An annotated guide to education related web sites.

Fact Monster
From Information Please this kids almanac has an atlas, almanac, dictionary and searchable encyclopedia.

First Gov for Kids
This site provides links to many Federal Kids' sites along with kids' sites from other organizations all grouped by topic.

Great Sites
700 great sites for kids from the American Library Association.

Homework Spot
Links to subjects for elementary, middle and high school students.

Internet Public Library Youth Division
Organized by subject, this digital library offers information about topics such as author biographies, science projects and creating webpages.

Zoom School
This site offers an on-line classroom with subjects ranging from geography to language arts to early childhood activities.

Information about gods, heroes, and monsters fo Greek mythology.
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Atlapedia Online
Maps and information on countries of the world.

Biographical Dictionary
Brief biographical entries on over 16,000 notable figures from ancient times to the present day.

Arizona Almanac
A collection of information about Arizona

POTUS - Presidents of the United States
Resource on the U.S. Presidents created by the Internet Public Library.

Stately Knowledge
Information about each of the 50 states, including basic facts and historical dates.

Zoom Explorers
From Enchanted, this site offers information about explorers and their journeys.
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A+ Math
An interactive site that allows children to improve skills in adding, subtracting, multiplying and other math concepts.

All About Nature
Information about all kinds of animals including facts about habitat.

Ask Dr. Math
This site enables school students to ask questions of math experts.
Hubble Space Telescope
A wealth of information, including pictures, from the Space Telescope Science Institute.
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Step by step help with writing a research paper.

Ask the Experts
Provides links to experts in a number of fields from science and math to language arts.
HyperHistory Online
Information about the science, culture, religion and politics of 3,000 years of world history.
This site includes reference tables on algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus.

Information about the Periodic Table of the Elements.
From NASA, a learning center for young astronomers.

Your Science Fair Project Guide
Developed by the Internet Public Library, this site guides you web resources and leads you through the steps to successfully complete a science experiment.

Wonder How To

A one-stop shop for answers to how-to questions and guides on everything from the latest phones to scientific discoveries—has a collection of attention-grabbing How-to Science Experiments appropriate for middle, high school, and undergraduate audiences.