Virginia Reader's Choice Books 2016-2017
Ask your English teacher about receiving extra credit for reading books from this list.
- I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
- Like Water on Stone by Dana Walrath
- I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives by Caitlin Alifirenka & Martin Ganda with Liz Welch
- Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero
- Half Bad by Sally Green
- Diamond Boy by Michael Williams
- Girls Like Us by Gail Giles
- How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon
- Sway by Kat Spears
- 100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith
Book Links & Other Reads
Locate new and popular young adult titles by searching the top books in these links. If we don't have a book that is a "must read," see your librarian to add it to our "Book Wish List."
Like to read books online?
Here are some great links for eBooks.
- TweenTribune.com Current events online newspaper for teens
- Current events news -lite
- Newspapers from around the worldFollow the link. Click on World Book Advanced. Then Click on World Newspapers under Research Tools on the right. To read away from Freedom High School, get a database bookmark from the school library circulation desk withthe URL and passwords.
- INSIDENOVA.COM Local News from Prince William County and surrounding area
- Washington Post Local and National News
- USA Today National News
- : Information You Can Trust The Internet Public Library is hosted by Drextel University's College of Information with a consortium of other colleges & universities.It containslinks to newspapers from all over the U.S. and from cities fromdifferent parts oftheglobe. You can put in searchterms to locate research information.The website containslinks for teens and kids with informational and fun activities.Virtual librarianhelpis provided for this website via email.
Links for ESOL Students, Learners of Other Languages & Their Teachers
- Spanishdict.com Want to learn Spanish? Need extra practice for school? Thissite has tutorials to help you develop your skills.
- Spanish newspapers online Click on the link. Scroll down and select from a selection of Spanish newspapers. (This site includes many other resources for multilingual students and teachers for free as well as for purchase.)
- Current events news for teens in Spanish
- World Book Advanced "World Newspapers" Read newspapers from around the world online.TouseWorld Book at homegetthe login information bookmarkfrom the library circulation desk.
- English As A Second LanguageOnline educational supportfor beginning English Language Learners. Includes links tobilingual dictionaries, thesauruses, as well asidioms and audio pronunciations.
- Cambridge Dictionaries Online Website has English dictionarythat translates into over 22 languages.
- freelanguage.net Contains downloadable bilingual dictionaries from Abaza to Zulu. Youmust have permission from the IT department to download them atschool. You canalso download them freely at home.
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Book Club [Online image] Microsoft http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/, 11/11/2011.