Teen Resources

Discover peer-reviewed journal articles, educational sites for kids, legal resources, study guides, and more!

By Age Group



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Britannica School Middle
Grades 5-7. Find maps, photos, articles, and famous people and places. Compare countries and tour the U.S.A. For homework help and your curiosity.

eBook K-8 Collection
Titles that support K-8 students across all subject areas. Also features a selection of teacher resources to support educators and administrators including Common Core alignment. You may access the full text of these eBooks from your computer, or download titles to most popular portable devices.

Learning Express Library
Includes a resume builder you can save, edit, and print. Over 700 courses, practice tests, tutorials, eBooks, and flashcards. Practice tests include ACT, SAT, PSAT and TOEFL, as well as trade certification, civil service, math and reading tests, and U.S. citizenship. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well on your college admissions tests and essay.

Mango Online Languages
Learn a new language, wherever you are! Log onto MANGO using your Highland Library Card number and have access to 47 foreign language learning courses and 16 English language learning options.

MeL Teen Databases
A curated selection of online resources specifically tailored to meet the informational needs and interests of teenagers in Michigan. From academic research materials to engaging multimedia content, these databases provide teens with access to reliable information across a variety of subjects, empowering them to explore, learn, and succeed in their academic pursuits and personal interests.

Michigan Activity Pass
The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) is a program that provides Michigan residents with free or discounted access to hundreds of cultural and recreational venues across the state, including museums, parks, and historical sites. By partnering with libraries, MAP aims to encourage exploration and appreciation of Michigan’s diverse offerings, fostering a sense of community engagement and cultural enrichment.

Novelist K-8 Plus
Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, books made into movies, and much more. Read reviews and learn about the author. Create your own reading wish list. Includes tools for teachers such as Lexile levels and Common Core standards.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Provides different views about issues that help students develop critical thinking skills. This resource brings balance and perspective to contemporary issues using arguments from experts.