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Connect to Learning 
Promoting reading and research and providing educational resources for students and staff.
TCOE Teen Portal   (see your teacher or librarian for the password)

Recommended Book lists and Ideas for Readers

ALA Book Awards

Books and Authors

Booktalks Quick and Simple

Digital Booktalk

Free Audiobooks to download: http://www.booksshouldbefree.com/
Free Books to download and read: http://www.gutenberg.org/

Librarians' Internet Index and Internet Public Library = ipl2: Information You Can Trust

Teen Health
Easy to navigate site to get information about physical and mental health.  Topics from anorexia to packing healthy lunches to dealing with stress from grades, parents, and peers. 

U.S. Census Bureau
Statistical information for the U.S.

CIA World Factbook
"Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities."

Life Photo Archive
Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google."

Literary Criticism: The Internet Public Library
"The IPL Literary Criticism Collection contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period."


Searchable database of literature, reference, and verse.  Find quotations, speeches, and poems.