E-Books

The RCHS Library has over 1,200 ebooks for you to enjoy! To look at the list, go to the catalog and type in "electronic books" then click on the "Subject" button. 
To see a list by subject area, click on a list below. You can access them by using the catalog and doing a title search.
Business
English
Fine Arts
Math
Physical Education
Science
Social Studies
 
 
ENGLISH (Click on links)
Along with the following, there are many ebooks for social issues and careers.

Young Adult Authors

Top 101 Authors

Cited!: Identifying Credible Information Online

You may also access the following Gale E-Books by clicking here and entering the password cougars.

American History Through Literature

Black Literature Criticism

Books to Film

Gale Contextual Encycl. of American Literature

Gale Contextual Encycl. of World Literature

Gothic Literature

Literary Movements for Students

Literary Newsmakers for Students

Literary Themes for Students

Literature and Its Times

Literature of War

Novels into Film

Novels for Students

Poetry for Students

Shakespeare for Students

UXL Encycl. of World Mythology

 
 
 
MATH (Click on links)

Math, Programming and Controllers

Top 101 Mathematics

Isaac Newton

Mathematics (password: cougars)

Real-Life Math (password: cougars)

 
 
SCIENCE
 

ASTRONOMY

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Space Exploration

Shuttles and Space Missions

Space Robots

Exploring Space

Astronauts: A Space Discovery Guide

Astronomy

How the Universe Works

The Milky Way and Other Galaxies

The Big Bang Theory

New Frontiers in Astronomy

The Solar System

Mars Missions

Pluto

Black Holes

Stars and Galaxies

Asteroids, Meteors, Meteorites, and Comets

The Inner Planets

The Outer Planets

The Sun and the Origins of the Solar System

Stars and Nebulae

GALE EBOOKS: Click here to access the below titles (password: cougars):

Space Sciences

CHEMISTRY

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The Science of Hydrogen Energy

Understanding Electrons

Understanding Neutrons

Understanding Photons

Understanding Protons

GALE EBOOKS: Click here to access the below titles (password: cougars):

Chemistry Foundations and Applications

Chemical Elements

Chemical Compounds

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

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Wind Energy

Solar Energy

Real World STEM: Global Access to Clean Water

Real World STEM: Develop Economical Solar Power

Air Quality and Pollution

Analyzing Climate Change

Geoengineering Earth’s Climate

Biodegradability and You

Conservation and You

Recycling and You

Toxic Waste

Garbage and Recycling

Trashing the Planet

E-Waste

Global Warming and Climate Change

Climate Change

Rising Temperatures

Melting Arctic Ice

Extreme Weather Events

Analyzing Oil Production and Consumption

Understanding Forces of Nature

Going Green

Ocean Energy

Renewable Resources and You

The Economics of Clean Energy

The Science of Hydro and Wave Energy

The Science of Wind Energy

The Science of Solar Energy

The Science of Biomass Energy

Fracking

Rising Sea Levels

Arctic Thaw

GALE EBOOKS: Click here to access the below titles (password: cougars):

Climate Change in Context

Environmental Encyclopedia

Environmental Science

 

ENGINEERING

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Sensors and the Environment

Integrated Robotics

Medical Robots

Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering

Amazing Feats of Environmental Engineering

Amazing Feats of Aerospace Engineering

Amazing Feats of Biological Engineering

Amazing Feats of Mechanical Engineering

Amazing Feats of Electrical Engineering

FORENSICS

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DNA Evidence and Investigation

World of Forensic Science

DNA Testing: Genealogy and Forensics

LIFE SCIENCES

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The Zika Virus

Superbugs

Dangers of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Brain Injuries in Football

Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football

Teens and STDs

The Human Microbiome

DNA and RNA

Body Systems

Brain Science

Pandemics

Evolution

Invasive Species

The Food Chain

Smart and Spineless: Exploring Invertebrate Intelligence

Shark Quest
Disease in History

For the Good of Mankind?: The Shameful Hist. of Human Med. Experimentation

Bioluminescence

GALE EBOOKS: Click here to access the below titles (password: cougars):

Infectious Diseases

Human Diseases and Conditions

UXL Enclyc. of Diseases and Disorders

The Gale Encyc. of Medicine

Animal Sciences

UXL Complete Life Science Resource

Biology

Genetics

PHYSICAL SCIENCES/GEOLOGY

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Dead Zones: Why Earth’s Waters Are Losing Oxygen

Coral Reef Collapse

Analyzing Disappearing Habitats

De-Extinction: The Science of Bringing Lost Species to Life

Gravity

GALE EBOOKS: Click here to access the below titles (password: cougars):

UXL Encyc. Of Landforms and Other Geologic Features

UXL Encyc. Of Biomes

UXL Encyc. Of Water Science

UXL Encyc. Of Weather and Natural Disasters

 

PHYSICS

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Understanding the Laws of Motion

Real-World STEM: Develop Fusion Energy

Nuclear Energy

Nuclear Fusion and Fission

Understanding Kinetic Energy

Renewable Energy

Alternative Energy

Nuclear Energy

Energy Alternatives

The Science of Hydro and Wave Energy

The Science of Wind Energy

The Science of Solar Energy

The Science of Biomass Energy

String Theory

Hydroelectric Energy

Electricity

The Theory of Relativity

Semiconductors

Understanding Quantum Physics

BIOGRAPHIES

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Top 101 Scientists

Women in Medicine

Women in Physical Science

Isaac Newton

Women in Earth and Space Exploration

Top 101 Women of STEM

Women in Conservation

Charles Darwin

Albert Einstein

Women in Engineering

Women Scientists and Inventors

The California Drought

 

GENERAL SCIENCE BOOKS

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Science Thought in Context

Science and Its Times: Understanding the Social Significance

Experiment Central: Understanding Scientific Principles

 
SOCIAL STUDIES

ECONOMICS

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Buyers and Sellers

Money, Banking, and Finance

Inflation, Deflation, and Unemployment

Corporations, Nonprofits, and Labor Unions

Trade and Exchange

Fair Trade and You

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Buyers and Sellers

Supply and Demand

The One Percent (Class in America series)

The Wealth Divide

Poverty in America

Inflation, Deflation, and Unemployment

Teen Guide to Saving and Investing

Teen Guide to Credit and Debt

Personal and Public Debt (In the Headlines)Unemployment

The Economics of Clean Energy

Cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Blockchain and Beyond

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology

GALE EBOOKS: Click here to access the below titles (password cougars).

Trade and Exchange

Trade Wars: Can Anyone Win the Fight for Trade?

Tariffs and the Future of Trade

Trade Wars: Tariffs in the 21st Century

The Gale Encycl. Of US Economic History

Everyday Finance

 

Government

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Theocracy

Monarchy

Democracy

Dictatorship

Anarchy

Socialism

Communism

Presidential Power: How Far Does Executive Power Go?

Executive Orders

Tinker v. Des Moines

Slavery and Citiznship: Dred Scott v. Sandford

Your Legal Rights in the Workplace

Dred Scott v. Sandford

The United States v. Nixon

Freedom of the Press: Crown v. John Peter Zenger

Racial Segregation: Plessy v. Ferguson

School Desegragation: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

Affirmative Action: Regents of the Univ. of CA v. Bakke

Brown v. Board of Education

Student Rights

Roe v. Wade

Legalizing Marijuana

Miranda v. Arizona

The Scottsboro Boys

Same-Sex Marriage: Obergefell v. Hodges

Interracial Marriage: Loving v.. Virgina

The Federal Budget and Government Spending

Korematsu v. the United States

Whistleblowers

Free Speech in the Digital Age

Plessy v. Ferguson

Student Rights in a New Age of Activism

Bush v. Gore

Your Legal Rights in School

Civil Liberties

Lyndon B. Johnson and the Civil Rights Act

Your Legal Rights as an Immigrant

Gerrymandering and Voting Districts

Super PACs

The Two-Party System in the United States

The 2016 Presidential Election

Voter Fraud

Interference in Elections

US Immigration Policy

Deporting Immigrants

The Border Wall with Mexico

Immigration Reform

Russian Hacking in American Elections

States’ Rights and the Role of the Federal Government

Celebrities in Politics

GALE EBOOKS: Click here to access the below titles.

UXL Civics

Political Theories for Students

Checks and Balances

Gale Encyc. of World History: Governments

Supreme Court: Drama Cases that Changed the World

Encycl. Of the Supreme Court of the United States

Constitutional Amendments

The US Constitution and the Separation of Powers

Major Acts of Congress

The Legislative Branch: Making Laws

The Judicial Branch: : Evaluating and Interpreting Laws

The Executive Branch: Carrying Out and Enforcing Laws

 

HISTORY BIOGRAPHIES

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Woodrow Wilson

Ronald Reagan

Richard Nixon

George Washington

George Washington’s Presidency

Thomas Jefferson’s Presidency

John F. Kennedy’s Presidency

Abraham Lincoln’s Presidency

Abraham Lincoln

James Madison’s Presidency

Barack Obama

Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Presidency

Theodore Roosevelt’s Presidency

Harry S.. Truman

Donald Trump (2018 copyright)

George W. Bush (2018)

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Henry Ford

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (2020)

Andrew Jackson’s Presidency

Woodrow Wilson

Richard Nixon

Ronald Reagan

Lyndon B. Johnson

GALE EBOOKS: Click here to access the below titles.

The Presidents

PSYCHOLOGY

GALE EBOOKS: Click here to access the below titles (password cougars).

Psychology of Classroom Learning

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender

Psychologists and Their Theories for Students

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology

(Also refer to the mental health email list I sent earlier in the week.)

US HISTORY

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California’s Gold Rush

Civil War Causes

Emancipation Proclamation

Civil War Technology

The Civil War: The War Between Brothers

American Civil War

The Battle of Antietam

The Battle of Gettysburg

Minority Soldiers Fighting in the Civil War

The Great Depression

The New Deal

Floodwaters and Flames: The 1913 Disaster in Dayton, Ohio

Vietnam Conflict (Voices of War)

The Vietnam War

Vietnam War Technology

Minority Soldiers Fighting in the Vietnam War

American Revolution Technology

Minority Soldiers Fighting in the American Revolution

The California Drought

The Fight for Women’s Suffrage

Colonialism

GALE EBOOKS: Click here to access the below titles.

Westward Expansion

Early Civilization in the Americas

Encyc. of American Revolution

Mexican-American War

Gale Ency. of US History:

Daily Life: American Civil War

Spanish-American War

Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Reconstruction Era

American Decades

UXL American Decades (1900s)

Roaring Twenties

Encyc. of the Great Depression

Cold War

The Sixties in America

UXL American Decades: 2000-2009

American Decades 2000-2009

Vietnam War

Gale Lib of Daily Life: Slavery in America

Shaping of America 1783-1815

Great Depression and New Deal Reference Lib.

Americans at War: Society, Culture, and the Homefront

Gale Encyc of US History: War

UXL Encyclopedia of US History

African American Eras: Segregation to Civil Rights Times

Colonial America

Landmarks of the American Revolution

American Revolution

American Home Front in World War II

Industrial Revolution

Crime and Punishment in America

Encyc. Of Western Colonialism since 1450

Witchcraft in America

WORLD HISTORY

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Women World Leaders

Nelson Mandela: Activist

Napoleon Bonaparte

Isaac Newton

Top 101 Reformers, Revolutionaries, Activists…

Minority Soldiers Fighting in the Korean War

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Medieval Knights and Chivalry

World War I

World War I Technology

World War II Technology

Debates on the Holocaust

Debates on the Soviet Union’s Collapse

World War I (Voices of War)

The Cold War

The Holocaust

World War II in Europe and North Africa (Voices of War)

World War II in the Pacific: War with Japan (Voices of War)

The Korean War (Voices of War)

Minority Soldiers Fighting in World War II

Children of the Past

The Berlin Wall

Stalin’s Great Purge

D-Day

Medieval Medicine and Disease

The Bubonic Plague

Medieval Food and Customs

Medieval Punishment and Torture

Medieval Warfare

GALE EBOOKS: Click here to access the below titles.

Middle East Conflict

War in the Persian Gulf

Africa

French and Indian War

The Renaissance

War of 1812

Renaissance and Reformation 

World War II

Learning About the Holocaust

UXL Elizabethan World Reference Library

Korean War

Industrial Revolution

Gale Encyc. of World History: War

Ancient Civilizations Ref. Library

Ancient Europe 8000 BC to AD 1000

Ancient Greece and Rome

The Middle Ages

Development of the Industrial US

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