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Coverage of Core Subjects and Current Events in Britannica’s New Nonfiction Titles

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Improve reading comprehension with progressively challenging informational texts in Britannica’s e-books collection—with hundreds of new titles released each year. Nonfiction texts are available for art, early childhood, language arts, math, science, social studies, and many other school subjects. Great for everyday classroom use, in after-school programs and summer school, or for homework help.

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Common Core Standards

  • Read and comprehend informational texts with increasing complexity.
  • Provide challenging informational texts in a range of subjects.
  • Build academic and domain-specific vocabulary.
  • Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects.
  • Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources.
  • Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare.
  • Compare and contrast one author’s presentation of events with that of another.