Library Links
Destiny Online Catalog
Destiny Catalog

Georgia Encyclopedia

Library of Congress

PINES Houston Co Public Libraries

Research Tips

Google Safe Search

CIA World Fact Book

Internet Public Library

GA Public Library Service

SIRS Discoverer

Britannica Middle
What comes next in a series?
What comes next in a series
Digital Literacy
Digital Compass
Cool Sites
Brain Pop

National Geographic for Kids

Scholastic Science Explorations

Time for Kids

Library of Congress for Kids & Families

Poetry Author Study Websites
Poetry site 1

Poetry site 2

Poetry site 3

Poetry site 4

Poetry site 5
Lexile Levels
Lexile Levels
Middle School Book Lists
Middle School Book Lists

Media Center Lessons
Basic Essay Structure

Essay organization

Author Study AVI

Media Center Orientation part 2

Author Spotlight




How to Cite a Source

Locating Credible Sources

Companion Books

Constructed Response

Social Issues and Theme

Techniques for Developing Characters

Writing Personal Narratives

Social Media

Neal Shusterman Spotlight
7th grade research/debate topics

Cellphones in school


Television and violence/laziness


Terrorists and torture


Fast food and Schools


Peer Pressure: useful/harmful


Human cloning and the progress of humanity

Child Soldier's 8th grade Research Unit
Child Soldiers video link

Child Soldiers article and video from March 2015

Video and article from Oct 2014

Should child soldiers be prosecuted for war crimes?

“Analysis: Should child soldiers be prosecuted for their crimes?”

A child soldier who escaped ISIS

Fox News February 2016

Invisible Children

Interview: Somalia's Child Soldiers

Interview: Sierra Leone

Interview: Congo's Child Soldiers