Teens

Reading Challenges


100 Books Before High School

Reading has never been more profitable! Your goal, should you choose to accept it, is to read 100 books before high school. Earn prizes and books along the way while you expand your mind and increase your vocabulary, critical thinking, and test scores. Open to students entering 6th – 8th grade. Challenge yourself! Go to Beanstack or download the Beanstack app, read books and redeem for rewards.

100 Books Before Graduation

High School is a super busy and stressful time. Reading for fun can be a great way to relax and recharge your mental battery. But it’s not just fun. Research found that teens who read improve their academic and social skills. So take up the challenge and earn free books and prizes, as you get closer to the goal of 100 books before graduation. Go to Beanstack or download the Beanstack app, read books and redeem for rewards.

Digital Resources


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Britannica School

Includes over 132,000 encyclopedia articles, 103,000 images, 7,500 multimedia elements, more than 27,000 eBooks, novels and essays, a translation tool for 50+ languages a read-aloud functionality.

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College Admissions Test Preparation from LearningExpress Library

Includes practice tests for the ACT®, SAT®, AP®  and help for admission essays and college interviews.

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eBook High School Collection

Ebooks that support high school students across all subject areas, full text accessible from a computer or downloadable to most popular portable devices.