AJ High School Library
Librarian - Erin McConnell (email@example.com)
Library Hours Monday - Friday 6:45a - 2:00p
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy. -F. Scott Fitzgerald, novelist (1896-1940)
Library Expectations-Student ID card required for checkout
-Books check out for two weeks
-Students are responsible for books that they borrow
-Late books are charged ten cents a day
Library Catalog - Look up books and post book reviews
- Arizona State Library Databases
- Apache Junction Public Library
- Google Books - Download e-books, audiobooks and videos. You will need a public library card in order to access.
- Greater Phoenix Digital Library - Download e-books, audiobooks and videos. You will need a public library card in order to access.
- Gutenberg Books - Availble through the public library. (You will need you library card) Download e-books, audiobooks and videos. You will need a public library card in order to access.
- Online Books read or listen to books from this website
- World Book Online
Useful and Interesting Websites
- A+ Research and Writing – Get an A+ on your next research paper
- Anthology - All things poetry and you can check out the local poetry scene too.
- Book awards and lists – from the Young Adult Library Services Association
- Citation Machine - Interactive tool to help you create bibliographies
- Create-a-Graph – Need a graph? This site makes it a breeze
- Do Something! - What to get involved? Check out the ideas here.
- Flamingnet Book Reviews - Teen books reviewed by teens.
- High School Ace – Academic homepage for high school students
- How Stuff Works - Understandable explanations of how the world actually works.
- Khan Academy - Video lessons in math, science, humanities and SAT math prep!
- Merriam Webster's Dictionary and More!
- OWL - Online writing lab has over 200 free writing resources!
- Poetry 180 - a poem a day for American high schools
- Poetry Foundation - Discover and celebrate poetry!
- Reading Rants – Out of the ordinary reading lists
- Six-Word-Memoirs – Can you write your life story in just six words?
- Speed Reading Test - test your reading speed and comprehension
- Teen Reads - Book reviews, reading lists, and so much more!
- Teen Ink – A teen literary magazine. Publish your writing!
- Typing Test - How fast do you type? Find out on this interactive website.
- Vocabulary Practice - Turbo charge your vocabulary!
- World Book Online - Encyclopedia, plus multimedia, web links, periodicals and more!
- Young Adult Fiction Booklists - Looking for something good to read? Check here!
College and Career Websites
- College Board Online - Scholarship info and PSAT/SAT help
- College Profiles - links to colleges and universities around the country
- Community Colleges - info for thousands of community colleges in U.S. and Canada
- College Source - Links to school websites, profiles, and catalogs
- FAFSA - apply for financial aid here
- Fast Web - One of the largest online scholarship websites
- FinAid! - Smart students guide to financial aid
- Occupational Outlook - career info published by the federal government
- O*Net - Career information and skill assessment
- Pell Grants - Info on Federal Pell grants. Also check out thePell.com
- Scholarship Help - This website helps make applying for a scholarship easy
- Schools in the USA - Search for schools by state or programs
- Technical Schools USA - Guide to technical school and careers in the US
- Test Prep Review - Free practice tests of all types
- World Wide Learn - World directory of online courses and online learning