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    Purpose Statement

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



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    Find out what is new and going on at the Ballard High School Library.   What is Makerspace?  What is everyone reading right now? Find out and stay connected!


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    Thank America's Teachers: Ballard High School's Teacher Librarian, TuesD Chamber, was one of 15 nationwide finalists for a $100,000 grant from Farmers Insurance and Ballard WON! The five $100,000 awards were determined entirely by online voting.  Thank you!


     Library Book Cart.pngThe BHS Reading List pdf icon is a list of books recommend by the BHS Language Arts department. The grade-level groupings are our best estimate as to the texts' reading level. Feel free to challenge yourself and read a book from the next grade level.  You can find reviews/synopses for most (if not all) of the listed books at powells.com or amazon.com 


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    Quick Links To Topic Headings Below


    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
    Barnes and Noble Amazon

    Start Your Research

    Quick Links to Databases

    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)

    Encyclopedias & General Reference

    Health

    Newspapers, Magazines & Journals

    Social Studies


    Primary Sources


    Web Links By Subject Matter

    American History Mega Websites

    Controversies & Issues

     

    Country Information


    CIA World Factbook

    CultureGrams (SPS password required at home)

    Government

    Health


    Class Projects

    Science News Links

    Business News

       

    BHS Library Catalog 
    Online Student Resources
    ELA Reading List
    BHS Course Catalog pdf icon


    Contact Info

    Librarian
    TuesD Chambers
    tschambers@seattleschools.org

    Library Assistant
    Lindi Wood
    ldwood@seattleschools.org

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

    Hours
    Monday-Thursday,
    7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
    Friday
    7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Homework/Tutoring
    Mon-Thurs, After school until 4:45 p.m.

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    Citation Quick Handouts [pdf] 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