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Library

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Daniel Pratt Elementary School Library
Library Catalog

This is the link for the DPES library catalog search engine.  Type in the name of a book to determine if it is available in the library.  The site does not require a login.

https://acboe.follettdestiny.com/quest/servlet/presentquestform.do?site=106&context=saas26_0152535&alreadyValidated=true

ABDO

Library books available as eBooks and hard copies in our Library Media Center.

Username:  Dpes             Password: Ebooks

http://my.abdodigital.com

Bearport

Ebook copies DPES also has as a hardback book in the library.

Username:  prattes     Password:  Student

http://my.bigtimbermedia.com

Renaissance Learning

Login site for DPES students and teachers.

https://hosted277.renlearn.com/311660

AR Book Finder

AR BookFinder will allow you to search for a book's specific title, particular reading or interest level, topic, or even by author.  If a book is in AR BookFinder, it means an AR test is available for the book.

http://www.arbookfind.com/advanced.aspx

Renaissance Home Connect

Allows students and their parents to see the student's progress in Accelerated Reader.

https://Hosted277.renlearn.com/311660/HomeConnect

Public and National Libraries
Alabama Virtual Library

AVL is a group of online databases used for research.  The Alabama Virtual Library is funded by the Alabama Legislature and is for use by all citizens of the state of Alabama.

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

Autauga-Prattville Public Library

Site for the public library located in downtown Prattville.

http://www.appl.info/prattville/

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Copyright Laws and Internet Safety
Copyright and Schools

Guidance for teachers regarding copyright in the classroom.

http://www.copyrightandschools.org/#

Copyright for Kids

Kid-friendly explanation of copyright.

http://www.copyrightkids.org

Copyright with Cyberbee

Resources for teachers and students about copyright with Cyberbee.

http://cyberbee.com/copyrt.html

Common Sense Media

Resource for digital citizenship and digital literacy in the 21st century.

http://www.commonsensemedia.org

NetSmartzKids

Eduational, age-appropriate resource designed to teach children how to be safe on- and offline.

https://netsmartzkids.org

Reference Resources
Encyclopedia.com
http://www.encyclopedia.com

Dictionary.com
http://www.dictionary.com

Kid-Merriam-Webster Online

Dictionary and thesarus resource for students

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kid

Thesaurus.com
http://www.thesaurus.com

Encyclopedia of Alabama

Free online reference source that contains video, audio, and graphics about Alabama history, culture, and life.

http://www.EncyclopediaofAlabama.org

Alabama Dept. of Archives and History
http://archives.state.al.us

Online Magazines
National Geographic for Kids
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com

Zoobooks
http://zoobooks.com

Online Literature Sites
Big Universe

Big Universe is an eBook resource, providing PK-12 students and teachers curriculum resources across subject areas.

https://www.biguniverse.com/signin

Unite for Literacy

Books are narrated when the sound link is clicked.

http://uniteforliteracy.com

Book Adventure by Sylvan
http://www.bookadventure.com/Home.aspx

Useful Links for Students
Homework Help

Free homework help is available online and brought to students in grades 4-12 by Alabama Public Library Service.  This service features one-to-one connections in English, math, social studies, and science.

http://www.homeworkalabama.org

KHAN Academy

Free online courses, lessons, and practice

http://www.khanacademy.org

PBS Learning
http://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org

Cool Math
http://www.coolmath.com

Tutor.com

Homework Alabama offers free online tutoring and academic resources from Tutor.com for grades K-college, plus adult learners.

Eligible military families have free, 24/7 access to the Tutor.com for Military Families program, provided by the Dept. of Defense.

http://www.tutor.com