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States and Countries

State Reports? Try...

America the Beautiful

Fact-filled, interest-driven research tool for information on the states, noted Americans, and U.S. history.

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This is a resource purchased by the Waukesha Public Library for your use at home or in the library. When you access this database from home you will be asked for the number under the barcode on the back of your library card.

Country Reports? How about...

Lands and Peoples

Up-to-date information on countries, cultures, and current events.

Features

  • Extensive articles, almanacs, web links, and graphics and charts help students explore the differences that make the world's lands and peoples unique and the similarities that tie them together.
  • Electronic Atlas offers an amazing collection of over 1,000 maps that detail climate, culture, population, topography, and more. Each map is linked to encyclopedia articles to reinforce content.
  • Focus: North America provides an in-depth look at the North American continent, and includes articles on Mexico and Mexcan states in both English and Spanish.
  • Culture Cross enables students to compare the land, people, economoy, history, or facts and figures of any two continents, countries, or states/provinces side by side on a single screen?

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This is a resource purchased by the Waukesha Public Library for your use at home or in the library. When you access this database from home you will be asked for the number under the barcode on the back of your library card.

Atlas of the World

Provides instant access to maps of the world. You can search by continents, countries, states and provinces and even oceans!

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This is a resource provided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for your use at home or in the library. When you access this database from home you will be asked for the number under the barcode on the back of your library card.

CIA World Factbook: Maps, Flags & Countries

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. You'll also find maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map. They even have a section just for kids!

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World Almanac for Kids

The World Almanac for Kids provides kids with the information they crave on thousands of subjects.

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