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Library Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:  7:20 to 3:30 p.m.

Late Start Wednesday: 9:05-3:30

Staff

Librarian: Kathleen Smoot

Library Asst: Ellen Fowlkes

Phone: 423-2431

Wilcox High School Library

Creating a welcoming environment that fosters independent learning, critical thinking, and a love of reading.

Overdrive eBooks

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Research-- Online Encyclopedias, and Articles Databases 

Student Research CenterEBSCO Student Research Center - Hundreds of magazines  journals for articles,  e-books in the Book Collection Non-fiction  the History Research Center.

Points of View Database EBSCO Points of View Database Excellent resource for persuasive writing.

History Research CenterEBSCO History Reference Center  Reference books, non-fiction e-books, magazines, peer-reviewed journals, and primary source documents.

Science Research CenterEBSCO Science Reference Center  Reference books, non-fiction e-books, and peer reviewed journals.

EBSCO Professional Journals for TeachersEBSCO Professional Journals for Teachers

InfoTrac Electronic Reference Books - Electronic version of Gale reference books.

Grolier Online - Online encyclopedias by Grolier, including the Encyclopedia Americana, New Book of Knowledge, and the Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia.

Cite Your Sources! MLA Format Guides

Citation Maker -Helps you create your works cited page.

Purdue OWL-Create paper and works cited in MLA style.

Citing Sources-Another great site for MLA Style.

Other Resources

Turnitin.com - Register as a student and join your teachers' classes.

California Young Reader Medal

2014 Nominees - Young Adult

RevolutionRunning DreamDivergent

Read all three and vote for your favorite. Ask for details in the library.

Search for Books!

Book Catalog - Search for books, see books checked out, or RENEW your books under the MY ACCOUNT tab.

Book Recommendations - See what fellow students and staff recommend!  Join the wiki if you would like to submit your own recommendation.

Young Adult Literature Recommendations

blood red road along for the ride body finder anna dressed in blood angelfire beauty queens ashes before i die lola and the boy next door marked every you, every me night world name of the star fault in our stars future of us five flavors of dumb moonglass dash and lily's twisted wake twilight thirteen reasons why speak i am number four if i stay amy and roger's epic detour enclave city of bones anna and the french kiss great and terrible beauty hate list hourglass jane jessica's guide to dating on the dark side stupid fast shine secret circle daughter of smoke and bone tithe clockwork angel

Selections From Teen Read Week

Divergent Clockwork Angel Salt The Town I Live In 13 American Arguments Unstoppable Blink Warrior's Heart Texas Gothic NurtureShock Unbroken Harmless City of Bones The Lost Symbol Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children matched What Happened to Goodbye Delirium american born chinese Graceling Between Shades of Gray Never Fall Down Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter The Maze Runner The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian Trafficked Cinder Wonder The Fault in Our Stars Storm Front Before I Fall Discovering Wes Moore I Hunt Killers Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie People's History of the United States The Maze Runner Never Let Me Go Into Thin Air Fringeology Along for the Ride Lock and Key The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Matched the things a brother knows Beaufiful Creatures