HolmesYoung Adults

Welcome to the Young Adult section of the Holmes Public Library! Looking for some fun? Then you've come to the right place. We have fiction, non-fiction, biographies... But it doesn't stop there! We also have clubs to join and time set aside to help you with that pesky homework. And let's not forget our computers available for homework, printing, playing a game, or surfing the web. There's always something exciting going on at the Holmes. So come on in and join the fun!

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Book Club
book club selection

A Wrinkle in Time

by Madeleine L'Engle

Friday, June 20

Grades 6 and up

 


Homework Resources
      Animal Diversity Web
        A collection of pictures and information about animals including the history, conservation, and economic importance of each species.

      The Food Timeline
        Ever wondered where your favorite food came from or what people ate in the past? Then come check this site out.

      High School Ace
        A guide to free quality online educational resources for teens.

      Merriam-Webster Online
        The Merriam-Webster dictionary and thesaurus available online.
      : Literature
        Absolute Shakespeare
          Plays, quotes, sonnets, and essays about the Bard and his works.

        Project Bartleby
          Offers full versions of many books online including William Shakespeare, Robert Frost, and Herman Melville.

        Project Gutenberg
          Another site offering full versions of many books online.

        Shakespeare Online
          Information about Shakespeare, his works, and his world.


College Bound

: College and University List

: General
    CollegeBoard
      Register for the SATs, plan for college, and search for scholarships online. Offers a path for students, parents, and educators.

    NACAC
      The National Association for College Admission Counseling.

    Next Step Magazine
      The Next Step Magazine is a teen magazine that helps high school students, parents and counselors with college and university preparation and search, financial aid, career counseling and life after high school.

    Peterson's Educational Portal
      Find colleges and universities, graduate programs, scholarships, financial aid and prepare for the SAT, GRE, GMAT and ASVAB tests.
: Financial Aid : Test Preparation
    Vocabulary Builder:   SAT   |   GRE   |   GMAT
      Offers over 1400 commonly used vocabulary words for each test in a flashcard, pop-up, and printable format.

    Number2.Com
      Offers a free pre SAT, ACT, and GRE as well as a Vocab-Builder and the "Word of the Day".

    Teach Yourself the GRE

      An online version of the book Teach Yourself the GRE in 24 Hours. Offers a quick introduction to the test, test taking tips, and preparation ideas.

    Varsity Tutors

      A comprehensive suite of completely free practice tests, flashcards, and questions of the day for standardized tests and academic subjects of all levels.