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When you want to locate information, it's important to know where to look!

        

This information should help...

  almanac            

  a book that contains statistics, charts, and
   information on many subjects

 

  atlas                  

  a book of maps

 

  dictionary      

  contains word meanings (definitions) and
   pronunciations

 

  thesaurus       

   a book that provides synonyms and
   sometimes antonyms

 

  encyclopedia       

   a set of books that has articles about many
   topics---arranged alphabetically

 

       card  
    catalog
       
 

   contains information to help locate books
    in a library; it contains information about
    the title, author and subject of each book

    (today this information is usually located
     on a computer)

 

  newspaper    

  contains stories or articles about recent
   events; it also contains information on
   weather, entertainment, etc.

 

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