Teach Dear America
The Library of Congress

The Library of Congress, in Washington DC, is America's oldest federal cultural institution, and the largest library in the world, with a collection running into the millions. The Library's website makes accessible a vast wealth of documents, photos, and other resources documenting American history, and the Library's educational programs offer lesson plans and other materials of outstanding quality, plus links to other collections in museums and institutions nationwide.

Scholastic and the Library of Congress, in pursuit of their respective missions to provide educators with excellent source materials to teach American history, are proud to collaborate to bring you appropriate materials for this site, selected by the Library's educational experts.

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