Reading & Writing

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*BookFlix: Video storybooks paired with non-fiction books, activities, and games for young kids. Get smart and have fun!

eBooks Minnesota: A collection of free, always- available eBooks curated by state librarians aligned to school curricula. Can be read in a browser or the MackinVIA app.

*eLibrary - Classics Collection: Find full-text classic novels and short stories in eBook form for English class. Borrowing from this page will allow you to read within your browser; it will also send the book to the Libby app for syncing.

*Homework HelpNow: Get free help in their writing lab and language lab in English or Español from 1-11 pm seven days a week (closed for major holidays). The one-on-one live online tutoring includes math, science, writing, practice tests, test tutoring and more.

*Libby by OverDrive - Twin Cities Metro eLibrary: Borrow thousands of eBooks from SCL and other area library systems. Borrowing from this web link will also send the title to the Libby app. Visit our eLibrary page to learn more about borrowing eBooks. 

*NoveList K-8: Find the right book. Search by reading level, category, title, author, or award winners. 

*Literature Resource Center: Biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every time period and literary discipline.

Purdue OWL: Online Writing Lab (OWL) with citation instructions, writing tips, grammar, and links to additional resources.