• Use a table of contents, index, and other research aids
• Interpret tables of statistics in an almanac
• Use a map index and a map legend in an atlas
• Understand common dictionary abbreviations and features
• Find synonyms using the index in a thesaurus
And everything else you need to know to get the most out of your reference books!
Dictionaries, almanacs, thesauri, and atlases often seem overwhelming to young readers. But after you discover the secret of the giant tomes, you’ll have a world of knowledge at your fingertip