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Teen Resources
Internet Public Library - Teen Division
The section of a virtual library designed especially for teens.

Teen Ink
A magazine written by teens.

Teen Reads
TOP PICKS for teens.  The site gives reviews of new books written especially for teens.

Volunteer State Book Award

The Volunteer State Book Award is sponsored annually by the Tennessee Library Association and the Tennessee Association of School Librarians. Each year, children across Tennessee are asked to read books from a list of nominated titles.  In the spring, those students who have read or listened to at least three of the titles from the list are eligible to vote for their favorite titles.

Book Clubs

Whether you are a current Book Club member or are looking to start a Book Club of your own, this is the place to go for great book recommendations your club is sure to enjoy!

Community Service Ideas

Great resource for students to find community service project ideas.... One of the most rewarding experiences a young person can have is serving their community and making others smile. Whether you are part of a youth group or club or acting on your own, serving others is an incredibly rewarding experience. Community service is something that everyone should be excited to be a part of. While many regard service projects as a boring and time-consuming task, that does not have to be the case. There are multiple ways to serve your community while having a great time. There are also plenty of creative ideas that you can use to improve the health of your community. Some involve directly engaging your local area, while others include charities that accept donated items.

Teacher Resources
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

This is a highly acclaimed, well organized and categorized list of sites on the Internet.  According to Schrock, " It is updated daily to keep up with the tremendous number of new World Wide Web sites."

George Lucas Foundation; teacher resources, interactive tools, etc.

K-12 Internet Resource Center

An immersive, wide-ranging environment with over 2,200 carefully selected web links that will help unify K-12 professional development and school reform.

Citation Sites
American Psychological Association Homepage

APA Homepage

Modern Language Association Homepage

MLA Homepage

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Excellent site for citation and research paper writing information.

Citation Machine

An interactive Web tool designed to assist in modeling the proper use of information.


Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. Now supports 7th edition of MLA.

Old Farmer's Almanac

Since 1792, The Old Farmer's Almanac has spoken to all walks of life: tide tables for those who live near the ocean; sunrise and planting charts for those who live on the farm; recipes for those who live in the kitchen; and forecasts for those who don't like the question of weather left up in the air.


Questia is the first online library that provides 24/7 access to the world's largest online collection of books and journal articles in the humanities and social sciences, plus magazine and newspaper articles.

Unlimited use of the books and articles in the collection no matter how many others are reading the same materials (No book is ever checked out!)

Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.

The Library's mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people.

Magazine Directory

Web site offers links to a variety of online magazines.