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Libraries Are For Everyone

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What To Read Next...

What Should I Read?

 

Reviews & Blogs

  • Genrefluent A blog with book reviews organized by genres.
  • Guys Read A review site started by an author -- reviews BY guys and FOR guys.

Recommendation Websites

  • Goodreads You can create an account to rate books and find recommendations.
  • Teenreads Find book reviews, lists, author interviews -- all on teen books.
     
  • What Should I Read Next? Type in your favorite books/authors and get a list of recommendations.
     
  • Whichbook Select the kind of book you want (happy/sad) and get a list of recommendations.
     

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Find Resources in the Library

Find:
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Read Ebooks and Listen to Audiobooks!

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Sora Overdrive

Sign in using your school ID and password or ClassLink.

View this slideshow for instructions for logging in and how to use SORA.

Watch this video for getting started with Sora information.

Watch this video to add your public library account to Sora for even more books!

Listen to Bluford High for Free Online!

Do you love the Bluford High Series? You can listen for FREE online! http://bluford.org/audiobooks/

Resources for Extended School Closing

Badger Rock Families,

Here is a list of online resources that can be used for optional continued learning while our schools are closed due to COVID-19. They are sorted by subject area and were picked for students in grades 6-8. If you have students in other grade levels please check out their schools library website for more information. This list may be updated in the coming days.

ALL SUBJECTS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS/ READING/WRITING

BILITERACY READING SPANISH

SOCIAL STUDIES

MATH

SCIENCE

  • SciGirls website is created by PBS Kids specifically for girls interested in learning about science.  Play games, watch videos and create your own SciGirl profile to interact with other girls interested.
  • PhET Simulations activities that use real-life phenomena to explore the physical world.
  • iON Future online game that lets students try out different STEM careers (requires Flash)
  • Khan Academy
  • Amplify Science Website includes information for parents to log in for digital books and virtual tools that can be accessed at home
MMSD Advanced Learning Virtual Choice Board

Who Can Help You

 

School Librarian

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Ms. Schmidt

ocschmidt@madison.k12.wi.us

Don't have a Public Library Card? Get a virtual one for free!

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Click on card to sign up for a virtual library card. [You DON'T need one if you already have a library card]

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