This is the place for Vista del Mar Makos to fish for fun and facts on your very own webpage!
On this student page you will find books, games, links to fun websites and tools to help you read and learn.
Have a fin-tastic time exploring!
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The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
The Lorax is a children's book written by Dr. Seuss and first published in 1971. It chronicles the plight of the environment and the Lorax, who speaks for the trees against the greedy Once-ler.
The Lorax was Dr. Seuss' personal favorite of his books.
Listen to The Lorax being read.
How To Find Information For Your Report
Are you writing a report about US Presidents, a California Mission or the life cycle of a butterfly? There are many possible sources of information for every topic you can imagine. Look at the following list and decide which are the best for your project.
Use your keywords to search the Vista Del Mar Library catalog on our computers or use the Dewey Decimal System to find books about a particular subject. Books provide in-depth coverage of a topic.
LIBRARY REFERENCE BOOKS
Reference books like subject encyclopedias, almanacs, atlases, and primary source collections are great resources.
QUALITY ONLINE RESOURCES
Remember that anyone can publish anything on the Web so you must evaluate anything you find using a search engine.
Popular Search Engines for kids:
How Can I Evaluate a Website?
The Five Ws of Website Evaluation
Who wrote the pages and are they an expert?
Is a biography of the author included?
How can I find out more about the author?
What does the author say is the purpose of the site?
What else might the author have in mind for the site?
What information is included and does this information differ from other sites?
When was the site created?
When was the site last updated?
Where does the information come from?
Where can I look to find out more about the sponsor of the site?
Why is this information useful for my purpose?
Why should I use this information?
Why is this page better than another?
Check out the library's homepage for reviews of some cool books you might not have read yet!