Howard County Library

Kids and Teens: Books, Websites, and more

Homework Help

Go to Homework and Research Sites section to start your online research and homework help!

Visit the Elementary, Middle School, or High School section to find websites that can help you with a wide range of subjects you may be researching for school assignments.

Books for Fun


TeachingBooks lets you enjoy resources about children's and young adult books. 

Book Review Digest Plus is an essential library tool providing access to book reviews on a wide range of topics from a variety of sources, including newspapers, review journals, and popular magazines. 

Goodreads has recommendations for your next book. has links for kids, teens, and adults to explore various book titles.


Riveted by Simon Teen is a website with reviews, excerpts, and some free online books for young adult novels.


Bibliosansium is like Goodreads for kids, you need parent permission to sign up for a free account.

KidLit TV has read aloud, book trailers, shows, and more.


Check out these websites and articles that have recommendations for books to read.

The Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf: 100 Mus-Reads For Kids 9-14. 

Scholastic Book Recommendations: book recommendation for kids 0-13.