Today in History - From Grolier Go!
While we are engulfed in Cubs Fever and baseball post-season play-offs, it is interesting to note that today is the birthday of baseball great Mickey Mantle who led the New York Yankees to 7 World Series titles.
Grolier Online (GO!) teams with the Library of Congress to present "Today in History," a fun and educational feature. Explore Grolier Online to find information in formats specifically for elementary school kids, middle grades, high school and adults, including current events, interactive maps, dictionaries, and:
- Over 125,000 articles, all correlated to national and state standards;
- More than 340,000 editor-vetted Weblinks; and
- Over 1,100 world newspapers in 73 languages, representing 195 countries.
Try Grolier Go! and see what you discover. All you need is your Library card and PIN
box It includes three general reference databases:
- The New Book of Knowledge, which is suitable for elementary-school and middle-school students;
- Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, which is suitable for middle-school and high-school students; and
- Encyclopedia Americana, which is appropriate for high-school students and beyond.