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ABC-CLIO brings together a complete suite of resources for geography and history research. With articles, primary sources, analysis, and multimedia, ABC-CLIO is a great first stop both for student research and for general interest. Activity and discussion-starter resources are great for teachers and homeschoolers.

Browse articles and resources by topic or perspective, or search across one or more databases. For access from outside the library, select Public Library Barcode Login and enter your 14-digit Washoe County Library Card number.

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ABC-CLIO includes the following databases:

  • American Government: Discover articles and research about current events, the branches of government, politics, and foreign policy.
  • American History: From the first explorers in the New World to developments in today's headlines, find information about the people, events, and themes of our nation's evolution.
  • Explore United States Geography: Explore topics like Manifest Destiny, U.S.-Mexico border issues, Western expansion, and more. State profiles include information on government, economy, culture, and more.
  • The World at War: Access authoritative reference content, pertinent primary sources, and a wealth of historical insight and analysis on the important themes and consequences of all major U.S.-involved wars, from the founding of the country to the present.
  • World History - Ancient and Medieval Eras: Delve into the history of humanity from prehistoric times through the beginnings of the Renaissance.  Search by time period or geographic area.
  • World History - the Modern Era: Discover human history in all corners of the globe, from 1500 to the present. Search by time period or geographic area.
  • World Geography: Explore by country or discover in-depth articles on world issues such as the atomic bomb, the Cold War, Darfur, and foreign relations.

If you need help using ABC-CLIO, please contact the library.

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A Court of Wings and Ruin

Sarah J. Maas

Strange the Dreamer

Laini Taylor

Stranger Than Fanfiction

Chris Colfer

The Last of August

Brittany Cavallero

We're All Wonders

R. J. Palacio

Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven adventure

Brandon Mull

Middle School: Escape to Australia

James Patterson

The Width of the World (Vega Jane #3)

David Baldacci

The Dark Prophecy - The Trials of Apollo #2

Rick Riordan

The Women in the Castle

Jessica Shattuck

The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley

Hannah Tinti

Vicious Circle

C.J. Box

The Wanderers

Meg Howrey

In This Grave Hour

Jacqueline Winspear

Eggshells

Caitriona Lally

The Cutthroat

Clive Cussler

The Stranger in the Woods

Michael Finkel

Say Nothing

Brad Parks

The Hearts of Men

Nickolas Butler

From This Day

Nora Roberts

Bone Box

Faye Kellerman

Banana Cream Pie Murder

Joanne Fluke

Setting Free the Kites

Alex George

We Were the Lucky Ones

Georgia Hunter

The Spy

Paolo Coelho

The Princess Diarist

Carrie Fisher

Moonglow

Michael Chabon

Night School

Lee Child

Heartbreak Hotel

Jonathan Kellerman

Gilded Cage

Vic James

The Chilbury Ladies' Choir

Jennifer Ryan

Revelation

Robert B. Parker

My Not So Perfect Life

Sophie Kinsella

Garden of Lamentations

Deborah Crombie

Echoes in Death

J.D. Robb

Dangerous Games

Danielle Steel

All Our Wrong Todays

Elan Mastai

Power Game

Christine Feehan

Clownfish Blues

Tim Dorsey

The Mistress

Danielle Steel

Below the Belt

Stuart Woods

Curtain of Death

W.E.B. Griffin

True Faith and Allegiance

Tom Clancy

Babylon's Ashes

James S.A. Corey

The Whole Town's Talking

Fannie Flagg

Cross the Line

James Patterson

Turbo Twenty-three

Janet Evanovich

Odessa Sea

Clive Cussler

No Man's Land

David Baldacci

Chaos: A Scarpetta Novel

Patricia Cornwell

This Was a Man

Jeffrey ARcher

The 15th Affair

James Patterson

The Wrong Side of Goodbye

Michael Connelly

Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman

Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines and Habits of Billionaires, Icons and World-Class Performers

Timothy Ferris

We're All Wonders

R. J. Palacio

Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven adventure

Brandon Mull

Middle School: Escape to Australia

James Patterson

The Width of the World (Vega Jane #3)

David Baldacci

Pinkalicious and Planet Pink

Victoria Kann

The Gutsy Girl: Escapades For Your Life of Adventure

Caroline Paul

Diary of a Minecraft Zombie, Book 5

Death Weavers

Brandon Mull

The Apprentice's Quest

Erin Hunter

The Dark Prophecy - The Trials of Apollo #2

Rick Riordan

Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11)

Jeff Kinney

A Court of Wings and Ruin

Sarah J. Maas

Strange the Dreamer

Laini Taylor

Stranger Than Fanfiction

Chris Colfer

The Last of August

Brittany Cavallero

King's Cage

Victoria Aveyard

The Way I Used To Be

Amber Smith

A Tyranny of Petticoats

A Study in Charlotte

Brittany Cavallaro

Snow Job

Charles Benoit

The Lifeboat Clique

Kathy Parks

The Leaving Season

Cat Jordan

Into the Dim

Janet Taylor

The Great Hunt

Wendy Higgins

The Forbidden Orchid

Sharon Biggs Waller

The Blood Passage

Heather Demetrios