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Library Resources

The fol­low­ing books and resources can pro­vide infor­ma­tion you may find use­ful relat­ed to the top­ic of home­school­ing. For more books, try out these links to the DCPL cat­a­log: Home School­ing, Home School­ing — Unit­ed States, Edu­ca­tion — Par­ent Par­tic­i­pa­tion, Cre­ative Activ­i­ties and Seat Work, and Home School­ing — Unit­ed States — Hand­books, Man­u­als, Etc.

Books

Online Resources

eBooks on EBSCOhost

eBooks on EBSCOhost

Elec­tron­ic books that may be viewed onscreen or down­loaded, includ­ing ref­er­ence books, schol­ar­ly mono­graphs, pub­li­ca­tions of many uni­ver­si­ty press­es, and con­sumer books.

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LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library

Test prepa­ra­tion mate­ri­als and inter­ac­tive prac­tice exams based on offi­cial aca­d­e­m­ic, civ­il ser­vice, mil­i­tary, and pro­fes­sion­al licens­ing and cer­ti­fi­ca­tion exams. Includes prepa­ra­tion for the GED, SAT, GRE, U.S. Cit­i­zen­ship Test, and TOEFL.

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Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Man­go’s unique teach­ing method quick­ly engages you in real con­ver­sa­tions between two native speak­ers. Your instruc­tor will take you through every step of the process! Each les­son revis­its pre­vi­ous­ly learned mate­r­i­al, but you have com­plete con­trol over your learn­ing expe­ri­ence. Choose from 71 lan­guages includ­ing English.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

Espe­cial­ly for ele­men­tary and mid­dle school, find fic­tion and non­fic­tion books to read based on oth­er books pre­vi­ous­ly enjoyed, or to look for books about a par­tic­u­lar sub­ject, rela­tion­ship, geo­graph­ic area, peri­od of time, or plot descrip­tion. Includes lists of award-win­ning titles and reviews.

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Pulls togeth­er infor­ma­tion on a vari­ety of social top­ics, includ­ing pro and con arti­cles, top­ic overviews, sta­tis­tics, pri­ma­ry doc­u­ments, images, pod­casts, links to web­sites, and more.

Gale in Context: High School

Gale in Context: High School

Ref­er­ence doc­u­ments, arti­cles and dic­tio­nary entries cov­er­ing the phys­i­cal and applied sci­ences, lit­er­a­ture, biog­ra­phy, his­to­ry and social studies.

Online Tutoring

Online Tutoring

Help­Now pro­vides free home­work help and online tutor­ing for grades 3 – 12 for math, Eng­lish, sci­ence and social stud­ies. Chat with a tutor from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM sev­en days a week. Test prepa­ra­tion, writ­ing assis­tance and career resources are also pro­vid­ed for K‑12, adult and ESL learners.

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