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Kickemuit Middle School Library: Reading Resources

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. – W. B. Yeats

Suggestions: based on what you've read


This database allows you to customize your search by mood, pace, character type, genre, and much more. There are also many reading lists already created, such as "For Fans of Star Wars," to inspire your reading selections!
You do not need to create an account. Simply type the title or author of the book you want a readalike suggestion for, and the site will provide suggestions based on users' favorite books.

Global Storybooks

Global Storybooks is a free multilingual literacy resource for children and youth worldwide. Read, download, toggle, and listen to a wide variety of illustrated stories from the African Storybook and other open sites. Development continues at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Spanish and English eBooks/Audiobooks/Animated Books

Well-known children's stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Great for kids... and adults too! Read along in Spanish or English.

Teen Book Finder App

Get it for iOS or Android devices!

Teen Kids News - For Teens by Teens


Click on the image to go to Teen Kids News!

Teen Kids News is an international 1/2 hour weekly program that is informative, educational and entertaining! The show has been on the air since 2003, and given how many people watch it and love it, the show will be on forever!
Teen Kids News (TKN) highlights stories about kids doing amazing things and helping to make the world a better place.
In addition, the TKN reporters on the show (who are, of course, all kids!) report on everything that is fun, interesting or important about our world. These stories range from how to deal with bullying to kids who fly planes to tips on getting into college to how to start a business.
You can watch the most recent full episode of the TKN TV show in the video section of the website.
You can get the On Air Schedule of what time and what channel the show is on TV in your area.
You can watch individual stories segments on the website in the video section. The categories include Schools & Careers, Entertainment, Helping & Going Green, Health & Well Being, Fun Facts and Sports.