Fontichiaro, Kristin. (2013). Find out firsthand: Using primary sources. North Mankato, MN: Cherry Lake Publishing.
Citation by: Amanda Wilcoxson
Type of Reference: Handbook
Call Number: REF 001.4
Content/Scope: This handbook is targeted at students in grades 3-6. Inside, students will find out how to find and use primary sources in research projects.
Accuracy/Authority/Bias: Kristin Fontichiaro is a well-known author in education. This handbook is also one of several in the Information Explorer series.
Arrangement/Presentation: The handbook itself is only 24 pages in length. Information is easy to read and understand for the young audience. There are five chapters, divided into using pictures, using words, and putting all of the information together.
Relation to other works: This book is part of the Information Explorer series. This series of handbooks guides students through the research process. There are other books in the series that teach digital etiquette and others that teach students how to use reference resources.
Accessibility/Diversity: This book comes highly recommended for an elementary library. This handbook is also available as an e-book.
Professional Review: Beach, D. R. (2013). Find out firsthand: Using primary sources/join forces: Teaming up online/post it! Sharing photos with friends and family. Library Media Connection, 32(2), 93.
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