Free Resources During School Closures

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Free Resources during COVID-19 School Closures


During this unprecedented time, organizations have been generously providing unrestricted access to their products.   The following list has been curated with an emphasis on ease-of-use that focuses on high school curriculum and interests.  These particular websites do NOT require students or families to download any additional apps or require students to complete a registration process. 


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ABDO eBooks

ABDO Digital Bookshelf provides eBooks of high quality nonfiction and fiction titles for children and young adults.


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Amazon’s Audible

Amazon’s Audible provides an incredible collection of audiobooks, including titles across six different languages, that will help students continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.  All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.

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Junior Library Guild

Providing Gold Standard eBooks and audiobooks to keep students engaged in reading and learning.

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Rosen Digital’s Teen Health and Wellness Database 

The award-winning Teen Health & Wellness Database provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, straightforward curricular, and self-help support. Articles are correlated to state, national, and provincial standards, including Common Core Health and Science.
 Topics covered include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, LGBTQ+ issues, and more.
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World Book Online

World Book Online is a database suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, educational games, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.

Gale In Context

Gale in Context is a database provides grades 9–12 with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards to help with papers, projects, and presentations, while empowering student development of critical thinking and information literacy skills.

NEA - Lit2Go


Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in audiobook and eBook format.  Many of the passages also have a related reading strategy identified. Each reading passage can also be downloaded as a PDF.