Edison Middle School

Reference Tools

Dictionaries

Almanacs

  • Information Please -- Find bits of information on a wide variety topics. This site is organized by subject and can be searched!
  • Old Farmer’s Almanac -- Online version of America's oldest source of weather, folklore, gardening and other information
  • Today-in-History -- Historic Events & Birthrates that occurred on a selected day of the year -searchable by month and day and year
  • States of the US Almanac -- Provides state and US territory information including state symbols, flags, nicknames, songs, birds
  • Yahooligans Kids' Almanac -- Easy-to-use directory of information on topics such as animals, the environment, people, languages
  • The World Factbook -- A complete geographical handbook, featuring 267 full-color maps and flags of all nations
  • The Political Reference Almanac -- Updated information and resources on political issues
  • The Writer's Almanac --  Keillor's daily program of poetry and history, heard each day on public radio stations throughout the country.