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Resources to support Ms. Lydon's Historical Fiction Research Paper. The topics are based historical events from the movie Forrest Gump.
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Books, Books, Books!

DHS Library has a wide variety of books AND eBooks to support this project.

Check out the two book carts of resources available in the DHS Library during May/June.

Use the link below to access a resource list of these books. This will give you access to various eBOOKS to support this assignment. This list can also be helpful when it is time to create your Works Cited List.


DHS Library Catalog

If you still can't find what you're looking for, try searching for your topic by conducting a keyword search.  Try searching for terms related to your topic.

eBooks are also available in the library catalog and can be identified by a blue or green book icon with an e on the front. eBook

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Online Encyclopedias

Encylcopedias can be a great source to consult when beginning a research project. They can provide a great overview of a topic as well as provide related search terms.


Recommended Reference eBooks

Check out the cart of recommended PRINT books in the DHS Library Media Center.  Below are some that are also available in eBook format.

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American Countercultures: An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History - Gina Misiroglu
Call Number: REF 306.1 AME v.1-3
ISBN: 9780765680600
Publication Date: 2009
This 3 volume *AVAILABLE IN BOTH eBOOK & PRINT* set presents alphabetically arranged entries that examine the countercultures of the United States, and discusses people, places, organizations and groups, and other topics related to political, social, religious, and artistic movements throughout history.

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Culture Wars - Roger Chapman; James Ciment
Call Number: REF 306.0973 CUL
ISBN: 9780765683021
Publication Date: 2010
This 3 volume *AVAILABLE IN BOTH eBOOK & PRINT* set contains alphabetically arranged entries that examine people, ideas, and events related to the so-called culture wars--the conflict of values and ideas in the United States, covering activists and advocates, the arts, education, holidays and observances, journalists, political and economic issues, religious figures, and other topics.

Gale eBooks

  • GVRL - Gale Virtual Reference Library  
    Search our collection of E-reference books in a range of subjects including covering the arts, business, the environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, geography, and science.

    ***TIP*** Use the subject list on the list to narrow your search. For example,select Social Science from the subject list on the left to see books related to various social issues.

Infobase eBooks

  • Infobase eBooks

    Search our collection of nonfiction eBooks.
    Please contact library for username and password

Salem Press History eBooks

  • Salem Press History

    Search various series including:

    *American Decades
    *Defining Documents in American History
    *Great Events from History
    *Great Lives from History
    *Milestone Documents in American History
    *Milestone Documents in World History

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