Introduction

This pathfinder is designed to help you locate information on the 50 states in the United States.

Books

To find books on this subject, check out our nonfiction section under the 973 call number.

Online Reference Sources

Kids Search (up to 5th grade)

Search using the name of the explorer you are researching.

Student Research Center (5th grade and up)

Search using the name of the explorer you are researching.

Gale Discovering Collection

Search using the name of the explorer you are researching to locate images, biographies and more.

History Reference

Search using the name of the explorer you are researching to locate books and journals articles.

Ebscohost

Select some or all of the following subdatabases: Middle Search Plus, Academic Search Elite, MasterFile Premiere. Search using the name of the explorer you are researching to locate books and journals articles.

State Geography 

Provides students and teachers with resources on individual states and the country as a whole. Information on people, events and places plus e-books on the topic

 

Internet Links

Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture

The Encyclopedia of Arkansas is a free, authoritative source of information about the rich history, geography, and culture of Arkansas. It will be updated regularly to ensure the people of Arkansas have an accurate and accessible resource to explore our heritage.

Internet Public Library: Stately Knowledge

Provides basic facts about each state and Washington D.C.

50States.com

Provides information on individual states.

50States.com - Blank outline maps of the states

Search for maps by theme: political, physical, cultural, climate, etc., U.S. census, street, historic, Mars and flags and facts.

EnchantedLearning.com - US Geography

Site provides a wealth of information on the states, including maps, flags, games and more.