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Alabama Virtual Library

The Alabama Virtual Library is a free resource to all residents of Alabama.  It is full of resources for research opportunities! For additional information, please see the link below:

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

Destiny Discover - Online Public Access Catalog

Search the JE Turner online library catalog to check and see if a book is available to check out!  For additional information, please see the link below:

https://search.follettsoftware.com/metasearch/ui/12372/

Big Universe

This is a site with thousands of digital books, many of which are AR tests.  Students have log in information available in their library folders.  For additional information, please see the link below:

https://www.biguniverse.com/signin

Are you reading an AR book??

Parents and students can use this website at school or at home to find out if a book is an AR book.  Included on this site is a summary of the book, book level (BL), interest level (IL), points (AR Pts), and quiz number (AR Quiz No.).  When you first access the page, simply select if you are a parent, student, or teacher and then search for your book!  Remember, you do not have to check out a book in the Turner library to take an AR test.  You can go to the public library, use a teacher's classroom library, or read books from home library!  For additional information, please see the link below:

http://www.arbookfind.com/

Practice AR Tests

Are you looking for a way to take a practice test before taking your AR test?  This is the perfect website to check and see if you are ready to take the real test!  These are not the AR tests you will have at school.  However, these tests are valid and test whether or not your read your book well enough to master your AR tests.  For additional information, please see the link below:

http://www.bookadventure.com/Home.aspx

Alabama Learning Exchange

View objectives and learning/teaching resources available to you and your child, distributed by the state.  For additional information, please see the link below:

http://alex.state.al.us/

Kids Google Search

This is a safe, Google powered search engine designed with kids in mind.  For additional information, please see the link below:

http://www.kidzsearch.com/

Discovery Education

Students will use this resource for project-based learning activities inside and outside of the classroom.  For additional information, please see the link below:

https://mcpss.discoveryeducation.com

Renaissance Home Connect

Access your child's goal through Renaissance Home Connect.  You will need your child's library card number for login and their password.  For additional information, please see the link below:

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

Mobile Public Library

Don't forget about the Mobile Public Library!  You can search to find reading and research materials on their main website.  Click the link to access thousands of free materials, just for you!

http://www.mobilepubliclibrary.org/

AR Tests

Click the link above to take AR tests on your favorite books.

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

State Agencies
Alabama Library Association

Click here to access information on Alabama libraries.  For additional information, please see the link below:

http://allanet.org/

Alabama Department of Education

Click here to access information on education in Alabama.  For additional information, please see the link below:

http://www.alsde.edu

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