Teen Web

Please be aware that the information found in these links may change without our notice.  Etowah Carnegie Library does not take responsibility for the content on these websites.

Teen Reads:  YALSA

More than 4,800 books are published a year for teens. With so many choices, it can be hard to sort the trash from the treasure.  YALSA’s list of award-winning books for teens as well as other recommended reading.

Homework Help:  The Tennessee Electronic Library provides access to print articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers. 

Take full-length practice tests for the ACT and SAT; AP Math, Science, English, and more. Tests are free – take them as often as you like!  Find free online practice tests, tutorials and test-prep e-books in the Testing & Education Resource Center. 

Exams include:  Math and Reading starting at Grade 4-College
                          ACT, SAT and graduate school entrance exams
                          Career tests for nurses, teachers, and civil service
                          GED, HiSet

Create a free account with an email or the username & password of your choice.

Covers today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular research database supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, and infographics that help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.

Learn a new language!  Languages courses in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and English as a Second Language (ESL).

Khan Academy

With a library of over 3,400 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, we're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.

Smart Thinking
With Smarthinking, students experience online tutoring that is simple, fast and always available. Students connect to live educators from any computer that has Internet access, with no special software installation or equipment required. We provide online tutoring 24 hours a day, 7 days a week enabling students to get the help they need when they need it. Subjects include Writing, Reading, Math, Science, Business, ESL, Spanish, Nursing & Allied Health, Computers & Technology.

Teaching Textbooks
Teaching Textbooks offers printed books and CDs for tutoring Math grades 3rd - 8th, along with Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, and Precalculus.

This is the Science Fair Research Guide. It contains information and links to other resources.  Sections include Getting Started, Choosing a Topic, Completing the Project, and Displaying Your Project.    

Other Resources

Homeless & Low Income Student Resource Guide
A resource guide to cover costs associated with going to school, including tuition, housing, meals, textbooks, medical care and more. Additionally, there are recommendations for how best to balance work & school.