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United States and Regions


Scholastic TrueFlix eBooks & videos

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The MIS Library has one print copy of each of the titles listed below as well.

The Midwest
The Northeast
The Southeast
The Southwest
U.S. Landforms
The West

School Subscription Databases


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These resources cite the information for you.


ABC-CLIO United States Geography - Cites it

Britannica School Middle - Cites it

EBSCOHost explora - Cites it

Grolier Online America the Beautiful - Cites it


This resource has the same Username (ID) and Password. See the Library Staff for this.

This resource cites the information for you.


Britannica Image Quest - Cites it

This is a great resource for art, clip art, images, and maps.

Print Books

The books shown below are just a sampling of some of the print resources we have available. 


United States and Regions Print and eBooks

Click on the resource list above to see what resources we have at the MIS Library.

Tour the States

Marcus, Don, director. “Tour the United States - Official Music Video.” YouTube, 29 June 2012,

     Accessed 14 Oct. 2016.

The 50 States and Capitals - Silly School Songs

“The 50 States and Capitals Song." Silly School Songs,” director. YouTube, 2 Dec. 2014,

     Accessed 14 Oct. 2016.

North America Satellite Image with Border


United States, True Colour Satellite Image With Border. 
     Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest. Encyclopædia
     Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016.
     /cite. Accessed 14 Oct 2016.

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Works Cited

Bower, Bert. Regions of Our Country. Teachers' Curriculum Institute, 2010.

Cheney, Lynne V., and Robin Preiss Glasser. Our 50 States: A Family Adventure 
    Across America
. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2006.

Piazza, Domenica Di. Arkansas. Lerner Publications Co., 2002.

Jensen, Niels R. New Hampshire. ABDO Pub. Co., 2010.

Rau, Dana Meachen. The Southeast. Children Press, 2012.






All of these facts are TRUE? If you would like to learn more, be sure to check out the TrueFlix eBooks or print books!

Use the sources provided in this LibGuide to read and learn more about the facts below. There is so much to learn about the country you live in! 

The Football Hall of Fame is located in Canton, OH.

Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) was an American artist known for her paintings and spent most of her life in New Mexico.

The Rocky Mountain Range is the longest in the US. It stretches from Alaska through Canada into the US all the way to New Mexico.

Florida grows more oranges, grapefruits, and tangerines than any other state.

Mt. McKinley in Alaska has the highest elevation in the United States. It stands 20,320 feet above sea level. 

The Hawaiian Islands were formed by volcanoes.

New York City has the largest population of any city in the United States.

Oregon School Library Information System

Oregon School Library Information System

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North America at Night, Satellite Image

This image was taken at night as dawn was breaking over the eastern coast of the United States.

North America at night. Photography. Britannica ImageQuest. 
     Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 25 May 2016.
     /cite. Accessed 17 Oct 2016.

New Hampshire State Capitol Building with Franklin Pierce statue

Franklin Pierce statue, State Capitol, Concord, 
     New Hampshire, New England, United States of America, 
     North America. Photography. Britannica ImageQuest, 
     Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. 
     Accessed 18 Oct 2017.

North America by Night