Thaxter Library - Middle School

READING


Use our library catalog to find books, audiobooks, and DVDs. You can search by a word or words, a title, an author's name, a subject, or even a series title. Please ask a librarian if you do not find what you are looking for!


  • Ebooks

Waynflete Digital Library is a collection of Overdrive ebooks selected by Waynflete librarians for Waynflete students. Log in by using your waynflete google ID as your username and your library number as your password. Contact a librarian if you need help logging in.

Follow this link to download the Overdrive app for your tablet or smartphone.


  • Maine Student Book Award Program

Maine Student Book Award - Students in 4th through 8th grade may participate in the MSBA program by reading at least three of the nominees. Voting takes place at the end of March, and the winner is announced in early April.

Middle Schoolers are challenged each year to read from the list of MSBA nominees. A running tally of the number of nominees read by the entire Middle School is announced periodically at assembly.

  • NoveList K-8+ - Need more book suggestions? Try this database. It can help you find your next read based on genre, topic, theme, age/grade level, etc. Try the "If you like..." search!


RESEARCH

Connect to your Noodletools account here.


  • Databases

If you use these research databases from home you'll be asked to login. Here is the list of user names and passwords.

Research in Context - Provides access to magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, history, government, health, and more.

Student Resources in Context - Support for papers, projects, and presentations that reinforce development of academic skills like critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity and innovation. Offers a selection of overviews, primary sources, videos and images.

Gale Virtual Reference Library -An ebook collection of specialized encyclopedias and other quality reference sources on a variety of subjects.

New York Times Archive - Full-text New York Times articles from 1851 to the present.

US History Collection - A comprehensive collection of periodicals supporting topics in U.S. History that contains 584,689 articles.

  • Encyclopedias

World Book Online