Media Center Discovery is a handy guide for you to use with your elementary and middle school students. They will learn to use the media center and develop the skills needed to access and use print, nonprint, and electronic library materials. The book contains an array of fun-filled and informative activities that support language arts and social studies courses in grades 5-8. Your students will learn by doing the book's activities, which are designed to foster critical thinking skills, literacy skills, and research ethics. The lessons presented in this easy-to-use book can be used in any sequence, and each activity is followed with an assessment or evaluation. For quick access and easy use the book is organized into eleven sections.