Links for Teens

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PHS Red Dot! - Book Lookup, is this title a Red Dot?




 To search the list of Accelerated Reader books for the elementary and intermediate schools, click on the AR BookFinder logo.  After you find your book on the list, you may search our library catalog to see if the title is held at PPL.

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The Lexile® Framework for Reading is a unique resource for accurately matching readers with text. Unlike other measurement systems, the Lexile Framework evaluates reading ability based on actual assessments, rather than generalized age or grade levels.


No Flying, No Tights - Find reviews on comics, manga, and anime for kids, teens, and adults. There is also a Comics 101 section which offers comics and manga vocabulary, definitions, and an explanation on why you should read comics.

Teen Ink! - Submit your own work for publication in Teen Ink magazine. Read over 19,000 pages of other teen work. Read and write for the Teen Ink blogs. Get advice on writing, college, photography and much more from teen authors. Check out hundreds of young adult book, movie and music reviews.

Great Teen Reads! - Take a sneak peek at the hottest new titles for young adults. From science fiction to romance, history to mystery, these monthly picks for teens offer something for every reader. 


Playaway Digital Audio Books

No CDs, no cassettes, and no downloads. The Playaway comes "pre-loaded" with a great book. All you need is one AAA battery, a set of earphones and your ears! The Playaway is a credit-card sized, self-contained digital audiobook that can tuck in your pocket or hang around your neck so you can listen anywhere you go. You may use your own earphones or purchase a set at the Children’s Circulation Desk.  Find them in the Children's Department.