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    Academic Achievement for every student by ensuring that they are effective users of ideas and information.

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    DONUT FORGET TO READ!

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    We are holding Summer Beaver Reader hours on July 10th and 24th from 10:30-12:30 to pick up new books, play in our Makerspace, and eat yummy donuts!

    SUMMER INDEPENDENT READING!
    Check out our awesome independent reading lists for the summer! 

    1. Incoming 9th Grade Independent Reading List

    2. 10th-12th Grade Independent Reading List 

     


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    Books & Book Lists - Find your next book to read

    BHS Library Catalog
    Your Next Read
    YA Books Central
    Teen Ink - Teen book reviews
    Seattle Public Library's Teen page
    New York Times Book Review
    BookPage
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    Access to these databases is automatic from school computers. For off-campus access see the librarian, or go to Password Information for Online Resources (requires SPS login)

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    Health

    Newspapers, Magazines & Journals

    Social Studies


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    Country Information

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    CultureGrams (SPS password required at home)

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    Resources

    BHS Library Catalog 
    Online Student Resources
    BHS Course Catalog  

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    Contact Info

    TueD & Lindi Teacher Librarian
    TuesD Chambers

    tschambers@seattleschools.org

    Library Assistant
    Lindi Wood

    ldwood@seattleschools.org

    Phone: 206-252-1121
    Main Office: 206-252-1000

    Hours
    Mon-Thurs | 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
    Friday | 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Homework/Tutoring
    Mon-Thurs | Until 4:45 p.m.


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    Citation Quick Handouts - Coming soon

    • APA Style Guide to Electronic References (6th ed.)
    • APA Style Guide
    • Chicago Style Guide
    • MLA Style Guide

    Citation Management

    Plagiarism Information & Resources

    Writing Tools & Resources