The skills required to deliver successful research papers have never been more important. This authoritative book provides young readers with a solid foundation to help them formulate their ideas, embark on their research, complete the writing process, and properly cite sources. It aligns with the Common Core standards of being able to provide logical arguments based on solid reasoning and evidence. The text also pays special attention to the pitfalls of plagiarism and the skill of balancing traditional research with new digital tools. Helpful sidebars and full-color imagery drive home the importance of strong research paper skills.