Burns Library Media Center
Contact

Amy Wallace, Library Media Specialist

Phone: 251-221-2020

Welcome

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The Burns Middle School library media program will enable individuals to become information literate and effective lifelong readers. The program will provide educational and technological opportunities to students and staff in keeping with their needs and abilities. The program will enable individuals to access, analyze, assimilate, and use information effectively.


Resources:

Destiny- Library Catalog

Alabama Virtual Library

Renaissance Learning

Accelerated Reader HomeConnect

Mobile Public Library

Discovery Education

Big Universe


For more resources see our links section.

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Links
Destiny

Destiny
Search for books and ebooks. Use Webpath express to guide Internet research.

 

Ebooks

ABDO Ebooks

Read books online using your device or a computer.

User name: burns

Password: blazers

http://abdodigital.com/login/ 

 

 

Capstone Interactive Ebooks

User name: burns

Password: school

http://www.mycapstonelibrary.com

 

JAppleseed Ebooks

Read books online using you device or computer.

User name: burns

Password: blazers

http://my.bigtimbermedia.com/



AVL: Research Resources
Alabama Virtual Library

This site provides valuable resources to every Alabama citizen. It includes online databases that contain encyclopedias, newspaper articles, magazines, scholarly periodicals, pictures, video clips, and much more. Brittanica Middle School is a wonderful place to begin research.

http://www.avl.lib.al.us

Renaissance Place
Renaissance Place
https://hosted240.renlearn.com/79853/

Accelerated Reader HomeConnect
Home Connect

Use this link to check Accelerated Reader progress. Parents can sign up for email notification every time their child takes an AR test. All parents need is a child's user name and password. Contact your child's language arts teacher or the library for more information.

https://hosted240.renlearn.com/79853/HomeConnect/Login.aspx

AR Book Find
AR Book Find
http://www.arbookfind.com/UserType.aspx

Discovery Education
Discovery Education
https://mcpss.discoveryeducation.com/public:session/login?next=https%3A%2F%2Fmcpss%2Ediscoveryeducation%2Ecom

Mobile Public Library
Mobile Public Library
http://www.mobilepubliclibrary.org/

Hoopla

Great source for ebooks and audiobooks!

https://www.hoopladigital.com/

3M Cloud Library

Great source for ebooks and audiobooks!

https://ebook.yourcloudlibrary.com/library/mobilepubliclibrary/Featured



Big Universe
Big Universe
https://www.biguniverse.com/signin

Book Recommendations
Common Sense Media Best Book Lists
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/book-lists

Epic Reads
http://www.epicreads.com/books/

Good Reads Children
https://www.goodreads.com/list/tag/children

Good Reads Tween
https://www.goodreads.com/list/tag/tween

What Should I Read Next
http://www.whatshouldireadnext.com/

Teen Reads
http://www.teenreads.com/

Book Awards
Newbery Awards

Awarded for excellence in children's literature.

http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberymedal

Coretta Scott King Award

Given to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.  

http://www.ala.org/rt/emiert/cskbookawards

YALSA Book Awards

Young Adult Library Service Association award winners lists.

 

http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklistsawards/bookawards