Animals of Washington State - (and here is the 4th grade Woks Cited format)

Search for your animal:

first check out this awesome animal
Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus ???

  
BooksSt. Joseph's Library - look by KEYWORD and SUBJECT
Encyclopedias 

Grolier's online - (general, OK for well known animals) -

Citation example:
Banfield, A. W. F. "Coyote." Encyclopedia Americana. Grolier Online, 2013. Web.

Animal Diversity Web - U Michigan Museum of Zoology - great long articles

Animal Fact Guide

National Geographic Kids - with videos (ie., wolverines)

Ranger Rick - Animals

Exploring Nature.org - Exploring Nature Educational Resource - with pictures to color

Amsel, Sheri. "Kangaroo Rat." Exploring Nature Educational Resource. 2013. Web.

International Wildlife Encyclopedia -- book set in the library -- I will photocopy for you
International Wildlife Encyclopedia - online version

Citation example:
"Kangaroo Rat." International Wildlife. Marshall Cavendish Digital, 2013. Web.

Internet (caution on using Wikipedia because can be edited online)
  

Other Links - best sites in BOLD

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