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2019 SUMMER READING LIST

6th Grade Book List

Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
The Young Landlords  by Walter Dean Myers
Black Beauty  by Anna Sewell
Anything But Typical    by Nora Raliegh Baskin
A Wrinkle in Time  by Madeline L'Engle
Watership Down    by Richard Adams
Maniac Magee    by Jerry Spinelli

7th Grade Book List

Stan Tall    by Joan Bauer
Incarceron    by Catherine Fisher
The Cay     by  Theodore Taylor
The Outsiders  by S.E. Hinton
Hatchet   by Gary Paulsen
The Clay Marble   by Minfong Ho
No Promises in the Wind   by Irene Hunt

8th Grade Book List

The House on Mango Street   by Sandra Cisneros
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas   by John Boyne
Night   by Elie Wiesel
Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry   by Mildred D. Taylor
Enders Game   by Orson Scott Card
Boy:  Tales of Childhood   by Ronald Dahl 

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AVL provides you with "A World of Information". A collection of information sources to facilitate the information needs of all learners when conducting research. Selected data banks are grouped according to the age appropriateness of the information sources. 
Alabama Virtual Library

Books At Bellingrath LMC - Atriuum 
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This link gives you access to the collection of books at the Bellingrath Middle School Library Media Center. Atriuum is our electronic circulation system used to manage the collection. You may make your selections by writing down the title of the book, the author, and the call number. Then when you visit the LMC, present this information and a member of the LMC staff will assist you in locating your book. 
https://library.mps.k12.al.us/opac/bellijhs/index.html#menuHome



For Students Grades 6-8


 Fact Monster
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A fun information resource designed for kids to research a variety of subjects and topics.

http://factmonster.com/

WONDEROPOLIS
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What things do you wonder about? Explore this site to satisfy your "CURIOSITY" about whatever! Let your IMAGINATION lead to DISCOVERY. A daily "wonder of the day" question is posed and you can also submit a question about something you wonder or want to know about. Fun, fun! 
http://wonderopolis.org/

ARTS EDGE
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This website is a useful resource for teachers and students to connect the arts and other subjects. It provides useful information that promotes integrating the ARTS into a variety of other subjects. 
http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/educators.aspx



PROJECT GUTENBERG 
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 Access to Audio Books ~ FREE online access to some great books! 
Looking for a good book? In addition to the e-books in your school's Library Media Center collection, you can access over 56,000 additional titles using this website. Many are classical novels, but they are free! Check it out!     http://gutenberg.org/


Scholastic Kids Stacks

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"THE STACKS" Chect it out! This is an interactive website that features books and authors that appeals to today's youths. It offers a variety of activities, games, videos, and blogs related to literature designed for tweens and teens.

http://scholastic.com/kids/stacks/index.asp

Citation Machine
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"You must CITE your work- don't PLAGIARIZE! EASY BIB is a tool to help you create your bibliography for your research projects. Just enter the bibliographic information, the machine does the rest!
http://easybib.com/




Wired Kids
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This website is designed as an information site to help tweens and teens learn how to practice safe use of the internet.

http://wiredkids.org/

NetSmartzKids
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NetSmartzKids is a multifaceted website that provides helpful information to promote "Using the Internet, wisely and responsibly. This link gives you access to information videos designed for kids, tweens, and teens to learn safe practices.
http://www.nsteens.org/videos 


For Teachers & Administrators
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This website is designed primarily for teachers to access "virtual field trips" and enables access to a multiplicity of virtual resources in all content and elective subject areas, grades K-12.  It does have features designed for student and parents as well. http://discoveryeducation.com/

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Book Rags    
This website offers a comprehensive collection of resources that supports teaching literature. It has supplemental materials for teaching award winning, best seller, and classical novel.  It offers lesson plans, bios, and essays construction, writing, and analysis on thousands of literary works. 
http://bookrags.com/

 Thinkfinity

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This is a website designed for teachers/educators. It offers a multiplicity of information and resources useful for classroom management, developing lesson plans, professional development (webinars), current topics in education, literature and technology.
http://www.thinkfinity.org

Education World
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"The Educator's Best Friend". This website gives educators access to information about current school issues; offers samples of a variety of lesson plans in all academic areas, professional development; special features for administrators and links to other great education resources (ex: SchoolNotes.com)

http://www.educationworld.com

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Alabama Learning Exchange (ALEX)

ALEX is sponsored by the Alabama State Dept. of Education. It provides a variety of educational resources for teachers and administrators / educators. It has a blogging community for users to communicate with other Alabama educators, lesson plans, workspace to create your own lesson plans to share, Alabama Course of Study, professional learning and much more.
http://alex.state.al.us

For Parents
Common Sense
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This website is a resource designed to keep parents and educators informed on a variety of subjects related to students' use of the internet. It offers up to date information on social networking, reviews for movies, games, books, etc. and helps parents keep aware of the latest information in technology and media.

http://www.commonsensemedia.org


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Reference Desk
E Books Bookshelf
Bellingrath Middle E Books / Bookshelf

Bellingrath Middle Library Media Center E-Books Bookshelf offers another medium for you to access some of the latest and most popular titles electronically through our E-BOOKS collection. This link contains a collection of e-books for those who enjoy turning the pages with a "mouse click". Enjoy!

http://ebooks.lernerbooks.com/bookshelf

Electronic Books 2
Electronic Books 2

Electronic Books 2 offers a collection of reference books and encyclopedias on a variety of subjects including African American, Native American, Hispanic American histories and writers; Reference books on several religions including Christianity, Catholicism, Judaism; Also, a variety of reference resources on the Internet and related topics such as cyberbulling, cyberpredators, identify theft, Internet addiction and more.

Infobase

A collection of reference books to access information on topics related to religion, history, and current events. 
Username:  bellingrathms
Password:   digital



E Books 3 Capstone Collection

Capstone Ebooks

A collection of nonfictional titles that are informative, interesting, fascinating, and all.

ABDO EBOOKS
https://abdodigital.com/?tk=3DBF30D648FBE9DB118166C0F594DD64


Mason Crest
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To access the eBooks please use the following username and password.
Student Username: bellingrathms
Student Password: student


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