Almanac - a book of facts on many different subjects, printed yearly. Atlas - a book of maps and facts about geography Nonfiction books from our MC about your topic.
Encyclopedia - contains articles on people, places, things & events. Topics are listed alphabetically.Good place to begin gathering information because it gives you a broad overview of your topic. Interview people who are knowledgeable about your topic. Dictionary - use the dictionary to look up spelling, meaning, pronunciation of a word.
Periodicals - give current & up to date information published daily, weekly, bi-monthly, or quarterly such as magazines and newspapers. Thesaurus - identifies synonyms of words giving you choices for words instead of using the same words over and over.