Books and Videos

Citizenship

323.6 Becoming 2014   Becoming a U.S. citizen: A guide to the law, exam, and interview.
BASIC ED LIFE 323.6 U.S. 2011  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services  Civics and citizenship toolkit [kit] : a collection of educational resources for immigrants 
JOB 323.6 Kaplan 2009    Becoming a U.S. citizen : understanding the naturalization process. 
DVD 323.6 Citizenship California Language Laboratories Citizenship, interactive DVD : an overview of the United States history and government.
323.6 Citizenship 2009 Kimmel, Barbara Brooks. Citizenship made simple: An easy-to-read guide to the U.S. citizenship process.
JOB 323.6 Weintraub 2009 Weintraub, Lynne. Citizenship : passing the test : civics & literacy
JOB 323.6 Weintraub 2009 Weintraub, Lynne. Citizenship Passing the Test: Literacy skills
DVD 323.6 U.S. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Civics and citizenship multimedia presentation
342.082 How 2010   How to get a green card: Legal ways to stay in the U.S.A.
JOB 323.6 McGraw-Hill 2009 Hilgeman, Karen. McGraw-Hill's U.S. citizenship test with DVD
JOB 323.6 Learning 2011   Pass the U.S. citizenship exam.
eBook Skolnick, Solomon M. The Great American Citizenship Quiz
323.6 U.S. 2007   U.S. citizenship: A step-by-step guide.
342.082 U.S. 2015   U.S. immigration made easy.

U.S. History and Government

Call Number Author Title
LITERACY LIFE 342.73023 Plummer Plummer, Simmie G. The Constitution made easier.
Y320.473 
Bernotas
Bernotas, Bob. The Federal government: How it works.
LITERACY LIFE 973 2001 Bailey Bailey, Judith. From the beginning: A first reader in American history.
BASIC ED LIFE 
973.07 One
  One nation many people.
Y328.73 Ritchie Ritchie, Donald A. The Senate.
323.1 Level 1 U.S.   U.S. Government Structure, Level 1 
323.1 Level 11 U.S.   U.S. Government Structure, Level 2 
323.1 Level 1 U.S.   United States History,1600-1987 Level 1 
323.1 Level 11 U.S.   United States History,1600-1987 Level 2 
REF 353 United 2014 (McA Branch)   United States Government Manual.
Literacy Life 323.6 Bliss 2010 Bliss, Bill. Voices of freedom : English and civics.

Presidents

Y973.099 Davis Davis, Todd. The new big book of U.S. Presidents.
REF 973.099
DeGregorio
DeGregorio, William A. The complete book of U.S. Presidents.

Books on individual Presidents are in the biography section, under the President's last name.

Websites

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. www.mass.gov 
Information on Massachusetts government.

Naturalization Self Test. www.naturalizationSelfTest.notlong.com
This USCIS page provides a chance for prospective citizens to test their knowledge before taking the actual test.

Congress: Legislative Information. https://www.congress.gov/
Information about the Senate and House of Representatives.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. www.uscis.gov
Information about citizenship and naturalization, green cards, and other immigration issues. Services include downloadable immigration forms, case status searching. 

The White House www.whitehouse.gov 
Includes information on the current President as well as the cabinet and other branches of government.

Online Practice Tests

Take free, full-length practice tests online with Learning Express. Set up an account with your Framingham Library card number and a valid e-mail address. You do not have to be in the library to use Learning Express; you may access it anywhere you have an internet connection.

After registering, go to the top left corner of the homepage, and below the logo click where it says 'All Centers.'Then, click on 'Adult Learning Center,' and once the page opens click "Become a U.S. Citizen." Here you will find all the resources available on Learning Express to prepare for the exam and get a Green Card.

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