There are many great sources where you can learn more about our national parks and monuments. Start here and make sure you use a variety of sources. For example, you may choose to use an online encyclopedia, a website, and one of our library's nonfiction books. Those selections may provide different perspectives about your park and give you a variety of information.

Our online encyclopedias


If you don't remember our school's passwords, see the librarian.

Trusted websites

Use this pathfinder to find RELIABLE sources. We've done some of the work for you. If you choose to use another source not listed here, make sure your source is reliable. Remember ANYONE can have a website and publish information on it -- even if it's NOT accurate. Once you get to a website, you may have to search from there for your specific national park or monument.


For more information about the states, check out these sites:


Books in our library

Check out these books for more information. We've included the call numbers for these NONFICTION books that you can check out from our library:

Armentrout, D. (2002). Historic sites and monuments. Vero Beach, FL: Rourke.
973 ARM

Ayer, E. (1992). Our national monuments. Brookfield, CN: Millbrook Press.
973 AYE

Dubois, M. (2002). The Vietnam Veterans memorial. Mankato, MN: Capstone.
959.704 DUB

Graf, M. (2004). Everglades national park. Mankato, MN: Capstone.
917.59 GRA

Graf, M. (2004). Glacier national park. Mankato, MN: Capstone.
917.86 GRA

Graf, M. (2003). Grand Canyon national park. Mankato, MN: Bridgestone Books.
917.91 GRA

Graf, M. (2003). Great Smoky Mountains national park. Mankato, MN: Bridgestone Books.
917.68 GRA

Graf, M. (2003). Olympic national park. Mankato, MN: Bridgestone Books.
917.97 GRA

Graf, M. (2003). Rocky Mountain national park. Mankato, MN: Bridgestone Books.
917.88 GRA

Graf, M. (2003). Yellowstone national park. Mankato, MN: Bridgestone Books.
917.87 GRA

Graf, M. (2003). Yosemite national park. Mankato, MN : Bridgestone Books.
917.94 GRA

Graf, M. (2004). Zion national park. Mankato, MN: Bridgestone Books.
917.92 GRA

Hamilton, J. (2005). Everglades national park. Edina, MN: ABDO.
975.9 HAM

Hamilton, J. (2005). Great Smoky Mountains national park. Edina, MN: ABDO.
976.8 HAM

Hamilton, J. (2005). Grand Canyon national park. Edina, MN: ABDO.
979.1 HAM

Hamilton, J. (2005). Glacier national park. Edina, MN: ABDO.
978.6 HAM

Hamilton, J. (2005). Yellowstone national park. Edina, MN: ABDO.
978.7 HAM

Hamilton, J. (2005). Yosemite national park. Edina, MN: ABDO.
979.447 HAM

Lovett, S. (1953). Kidding around the national parks of the southwest: a young person’s guide. Santa Fe, NM: John Muir Publications.
917.904 LOV

Owens, T. (1997). Mount Rushmore. New York, NY: Rosen Publishing Group's PowerKids Press.
978.3 OWE

Rau, D. (2002). The Statue of Liberty. Minneapolis, MN: Compass Point.
974.7 RAU

Sevastiades, P. (1997) The Vietnam Veterans Memorial. New York, NY : PowerKids Press.
975.3 SEV

Strazzabosco-Hayn, G. (1997). The Statue of Liberty. New York, NY: Rosen Publishing Group's PowerKids Press.
974.7 STR