Useful References 

 

SEARCH THE LIBRARY CATALOG HERE
Destiny- Hampton Online Library Catalog
Use this link to access the Hampton Middle School Library Homepage from your home computer!

Need help with your homework? Try these sites!
Online help for citing your sources
These links give access to multiple research databases. See the librarians at school for database passwords.
Links to classroom research projects
6th grade Social Studies
Judicial Branch Project
Edison Investigation Website
Click the link above to visit the website containing information and directions for your Thomas Edison Historical Investigation

Don't know what to read next? Look for favorite authors and book lists here.
Ann Brashares 
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series

James Patterson
Maximum Ride, Daniel X, Angel, and Witch & Wizard series

Jeff Kinney 
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

J K Rowling 
Harry Potter series

Johnathan Rand
American Chillers & Michigan Chillers series

John Flanagan
Ranger's Apprentice series

Meg Cabot
Princess Diaries, Avalon High and Airhead series

Rick Riordan 
Percy Jackson, Heroes of Olympus & Kane Chronicles series

Suzanne Collins
Hunger Games and Gregor the Overlander series

Looking for Book Trailers? Well, you have come to the right place. Check out these great titles, or see the recommendations for the Genre Quiz.
  A Book and a Hug
Visit this site to see what kind of reader you are and for book suggestions. Up at the top you will see a tab entitled What Kind of Reading Superhero Are You? This is a quick survey that will help you find their perfect book type.

  Read Kiddo Read 
Suggestions by author James Patterson

  Virginia Readers Choice List
Middle school level

Quick links to helpful online dictionaries, thesaurus and other reference tools.
Dictionary.com 
Look up meanings of unknown words
Merriam Webster Visual Dictionary 
Connect words with images
Thesaurus.com 
Find words that have similar meanings.

Website links for SOL review- All subject areas.
Porta Portal 
Links to online tests in all subject areas
VA Dept of Education 
Links to released tests
Virginia SOL Link
Links to online tests, homework help and activities

  Games- Cool Math 
Games you may play in the library if you are not working on an assignment

  Games- Free Rice 
Vocabulary games 
Games you may play in the library when you are not working on another assignment.

  Games- Fun Brain
Games you may play in the library when you are finished with all other work.

  Games- Online Reading Games
From Arlington Public Schools.
Games you may play in the library when you are finished with other work.

  Library Suggestion Form
Would you like us to add an item to our library collection? If so, please fill out this form so we can look into it for you.

  PWC Public Library
Click here to get an application for a Prince William County Library Card. In addition to checking out materials and attending special events, students can download audio books to an iPod, e-books to an e-reader and use over 60 databases from home 24/7.