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Election Resources for Grades 6-8

Posted 09/16/20 by Patti L

Sorting through the overabundance of digital information can be a chore for teachers and students alike. With Toledo Lucas County Public Library’s curated digital collection, our librarians have lightened that burden. Using trusted resources and expert knowledge, our resourceful librarians have gathered a collection of credible and reliable resources on dozens of popular classroom topics, carefully curating each list to meet the curricular grade level demands.

A library card number and pin will be required to access many of the resources listed. Need help with your card or pin? Contact your nearest location. Need a new card?

NON-FICTION

Cover of The Election book: the people pick a president

The Election book: the people pick a president

Cover of March: book one

March: book one

print   |   ebook
Cover of Because they marched: the people’s campaign for voting rights that changed America

Because they marched: the people’s campaign for voting rights that changed America

Cover of The Women’s Rights Movement

The Women’s Rights Movement

print   |   eBook
Cover of Lifting as we climb:  black women’s battle for the ballot box

Lifting as we climb: black women’s battle for the ballot box

Cover of Schoolhouse Rock! Election collection

Schoolhouse Rock! Election collection

Research Tools

EBSCOhost Master File

Searchable, multi-database of popular newspaper and magazine articles as well as primary sources. Site also includes a searchable images database of photos, maps, and flags and an English dictionary.

Third-Party Provider: EBSCO

Access EBSCOhost Master File Now

Gale eBooks (formerly GVRL)

Access hundreds of books and publications within 21 different topics including the arts, biography, business, education, the environment, history, LGBTQ, medicine, multicultural studies and race and civil rights. Email, download, print or save pages. iOS app Google Play app

School information
Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: art/music, business, college prep, English/language arts, health, science, history/government, social studies and technology

Third-Party Provider: Gale

Access Gale eBooks (formerly GVRL) Now
Cover of March March
Book 1   |   Book 2   |   Book 3
Cover of A Kid’s Guide to the Voting Process A Kid’s Guide to the Voting Process
Cover of True Life: Alice Paul True Life: Alice Paul
Cover of Voting Voting

RESOURCES OUTSIDE TLCPL

Interested in a digital classroom collection list for your classroom on a different topic? Complete our teacher collection request form or call any location for help.