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We have some new beautiful books on North American native peoples, and some old treasures. All of these are on a cart in the classroom. How do current depictions of native tribes differ from those in the past? Please don't take these books home - many people will need them.
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Encyclopedia Britannica, Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus. Includes World Data Analyst: one page statistical info on individual countries, plus the ability to compare statistics of two countries and to generate ranked statistics on a variety of topics.
World Book Encyclopedia
General purpose encyclopedia, including reference overviews, primary sources, and multimedia. Also available in Spanish and French.
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