Book and Library Resources
for Students and Teachers
Student Access to Our Library Catalog
Free Access to Teachingbooks.net
- Watch movies of authors in their studios
- Experience 12,000+ read-along audiobook performances
- Hear authors pronounce and tell the stories of their names
- Explore book trailers, Meet-the-Author recordings, and more
- Support assignments about books and author studies
- Find the right book for you (Reader's Advisory)
There are two links to follow. These are open access links that are available to the public through September of this year.
Free Audio books from Audible
Free E-book access from Houston Public Library
Did you know that all Texas residents can get a library card from Houston Public Library and access all of their e-resources? Signing up is free, and through their site below you can access thousands of e-books to read while you are stuck at home. It is very easy to do, just click below and follow their steps.
Free Lightbox Interactive eBooks
Please click the link below to request unlimited access to a full digital library of Lightbox Interactive eBooks until August 1st, 2020.
Students can access the Lightboxes we already own by logging in to the library catalog and searching Lightbox.
TexQuest Database Access
TexQuest databases offer access to academic databases for research and learning in all subject areas and grade levels. Included in these are EBSCO's K-8 eBook collection. For the time being, the only password you will need is learn.
Need a book suggestion?
Goodreads.com has some great book suggestions for kids and parents too. They also have a great search function, so you can search for whatever genre, age range, etc. that you'd like. Here's a link to their must reads for 6-8th graders.
You also might try Brightly. It is a great book site as well.
Mrs. Faulkner's Favorites
Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
The False Prince (trilogy) by Jennifer Nielsen (and pretty much anything by her)
Ms. Bixby's Last Day by John David Anderson
Because of Mr. Terupt (trilogy) by Rob Buyea
Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper
Beauty by Bill Wallace
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
Riding Freedom by Pam Munoz Ryan
Cloud and Wallfish by Anne Nesbet
Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
Fablehaven (series) by Brandon Mull
Sisters Grimm (series) by Michael Buckley
The VanGogh Deception by Deron R. Hicks
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
Land of Stories series by Chris Colfer
I could totally keep going...
If you need book suggestions, you can always email me at email@example.com