eBook Sites and Sources
Looking for something to read?
Check out these student-made book trailers (Links to an external site.)!
Destiny Discover, also known as the library catalog, provides access for students, staff and parents to search and access digital resources including ebooks, audiobooks, online resources and print books when we return to the brick and mortar school. Be sure to log in for greater access using your school ID# and password to access all aspects of Destiny Discover. Destiny Discover (Links to an external site.)
If you need a username and password be sure to check this list (Links to an external site.).
Sora is an app associated with the Montgomery County Public Library. It is the YA version of Overdrive. Students may read a variety of books here, too! Go to Soraapp.com (Links to an external site.); locate Hallie Wells Middle School; enter your username AND @mcpsmd.org. Yes, mcpsmd.org NOT .net and your school password. Sora (Links to an external site.) Check here for a list of NEW BOOKS (Links to an external site.)!
Teen Book Cloud allows multiple students to read ebooks at the same time. You and friends can have your own mini-book club! What a great way to get together. TeenBook Cloud as a variety of ebooks, enhanced novels, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks for students in grades 6-12. Few of these books are in Destiny or Sora, but there is some duplication. You will not need a username and password if you go through this link (Links to an external site.).
TumbleBooks Library has animated “talking” books. You can read a book on your own or have it read to you. There is a nice variety of books in this database, too. You will not need a username and password if you go through this link (Links to an external site.).
Capstone Interactive Library is a collection of eBooks about different subjects, genres, and levels so you can find just the right book. And every title is supported by audio recorded by professional voice-over artists. Each school has their own collection. Use this link (Links to an external site.) to access Capstone and refer to the Media Center Canvas Page titled "Research Resources" for a complete list of usernames and passwords.
Teaching Books has author interviews, book summaries, and other information about books and authors. This is a fun site to learn more about authors and their books. Use this link (Links to an external site.) to access TeachingBooks.net. Check the Media Center MyMCPS Classroom page for a complete list of usernames and passwords.