Tools for Students

7th Gr. Survey

To Find Books at Your Lexile Level

  1. Access Destiny Quest
  2. Click "Advanced Search" at the top of the Destiny Quest page
  3. In the window that pops up, look at the last search header, which is titled "Limit my search to..." and click the drop-down menu in that section marked "Choose"
  4. Select "Lexile"
  5. Subtract 100 from your Lexile score and type that number in the space marked "From:"
  6. Add 50 to your Lexile score and type that number in the space marked "To:"
  7. Press enter to see your search results!

Student Research Tools

Find a Great Book

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Durham County Library
a terrific collection including ebooks, recorded books, movies, music CDs and more.

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NoveList K-8 Plus
(EBSCO): Find great books for kids.

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eBooks (EBSCO):
Entire books you can access online!

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Project Gutenberg
Over 1 million free ebooks in the public domain, including some audiobooks.

Find more free ebooks and recorded books online!

Learn Online

logo: Discovery Education

Discovery Education
Extensive database of educational videos

logo: NC Live

NC Live Video Collection
Educational videos

logo: Destination Success

Destination Success
Reading and Math tutorials and problem solving exercises.

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NC Wise Owl
NC Online Windows for Learning — online subscription resources for use in research projects and homework assignments.

Our Media Center

Please visit the RHMS Media Center website to...

  • Find books you'll love
  • Get to websites recommended for class research
  • Learn about the "Battle of the Books" competition
  • Meet the library staff
  • ...and more!
RHMS Media Center

Encyclopedia Shelf

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Grolier Encyclopedia Resources
Numerous resources including Cumbre, the Spanish version of Grolier online encyclopedia

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NCPedia
Encyclopedia of all things NC

Search Tools

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Associated Press Images
Categorized, searchable database of photographs from the Associated Press

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Newspaper Search
(EBSCO) Find almost any newspaper article ever written!

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Student Research Center (EBSCO)
Book search for research

This page last updated January 6, 2017