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Our United States

A Guide to Information at the Elmhurst Public Library

Reference Books

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States [J Ref 973.03 Jun]
CultureGrams: States Edition [J Ref 973 Cul]
State Seals [J Ref 929.9 Arm]
State Capitals [J Ref 973.02 Mau]
State Trees [J Ref 582.16 Bra]
State Songs [J Ref 782.42 Tra]
State License Plates [J Ref 929.9 Mau]
State Flags [J Ref 929.92 Bra]
State Maps on File [J Ref 912.73 Fac]

Books

Books on states, available for checkout, can be found between the call numbers [J 974] and [J 979]. Each individual state has its own call number, for example:

  • New York [J 974.7]
  • Illinois [J 977.3]
  • Oregon [J 979.5]

These series have one book for each state, and are located in the J 970s:

  • MyReportLinks.com Books: States
  • From Sea to Shining Sea
  • America the Beautiful
  • It’s My State!
  • A Guide to American States
  • Fun and Simple State Crafts

To find books on your state, do a subject search on the Library’s catalog, and limit your search to “Elmhurst Juvenile.” Or ask a librarian to help you.

Databases

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