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Richly layered characters and a gripping moral dilemma that will lead readers to question everything they know about privilege, power, and race.
This biography follows the life of William F. Cody, perhaps our first true global superstar.
EBSCO Have you created a "My EBSCO" account? This allows you to save searches so they can be accessed at home or at school! Ask Mrs. Altena for specifics. Enjoy access to periodical and newspaper articles, professional journal entries, radio transcripts, images, and encyclopedia information, plus much, much more. Sources are reliable and searches can be targeted to a specific topic. Also try the new Explora interface with Topic Overviews. (cchs - knights)
This database explores ordinary life through time and across the globe, bringing the past to life through details that turn flat descriptions of historical characters into human beings. Research historical topics such as American food and cooking, celebrations, clothes, romance, work, religion, housing, language, and social customs. (swchrist - library)
INFOBASE DATABASES (through January 5, 2017):
Issues and Controversies and Health Reference Center
Username: INFOFALL Password: DEMO
Gale: Opposing Viewpoints in Context : Explore the most debated topics. This next-generation portal delivers a range of perspectives on important issues. When you need to see both sides of an issue. (On-campus: palo_log Off-campus: palo_rpa)
Gale: Biography in Context: Explore information on people from both the past and present. Overviews, images, video, news accounts, and primary documents all in one place! (On-campus: palo_log Off-campus: palo_rpa)
Gale: Virtual Library: Online access and downloadable to your e-reading device. Ebook series on Art, Literature, Business, Law, Medicine, and more. Searchable across all resources. Use same login as other Gale resources. (On-campus: palo_log Off-campus: palo_rpa)
Bloom's Literature: Online access to expert literary criticism. (cchsil - knights)
Creative Commons Search - use to find images and music for presentations, posters, videos, etc.
MLA tutorial and quiz
American Heritage Online
Can't find something at CCHS? Need access to more databases? Want to take a practice ACT? Want to download an ebook or audiobook? Use your public library card to access all of this and more!
Online public library catalog
Palos Heights Public Library
Palos Heights: ACT/SAT/AP Prep via Shmoop (need a Palos Heights library card to access)
Tinley Park Public Library
Oak Lawn Public Library
Chicago Public Libary