JR High Library

Welcome to the Syracuse Arts Academy Jr. High Library! 

Library Catalog

SAA Jr. High Library Catalog

Search for books within the library collection and access ebooks

OVERDRIVE - ebooks


Directly search the ebooks, they are also available via the catalog listed above.

Search Engines/Databases 

Utah's Online Libraryhttp://onlinelibrary.uen.org/ - This online library houses a compilation of databases and reference materials.

Sweet Searchhttp://www.sweetsearch.com/ - This is a search engine that filters search results to include only websites approved for students.

Finding Dulcineahttp://www.findingdulcinea.com/ - This is a collection of credible, high-quality, and trustworthy websites for research.

Google Scholarhttps://scholar.google.com/ - This search engine limits its results to include scholarly literature and research.

Biography.com http://www.biography.com/ - This is a compendium of brief biographies about famous individuals.

Wolfram Alpha http://www.wolframalpha.com/ - This site relies on mathematical computations to find answers to questions.

Reference Seeker http://www.refseek.com/ - This site searches academic resources to produce reliable search results.


Citation Machine http://www.citationmachine.net/ - This site uses a three step process to create citations in APA, MLA, or Chicago.

Easy Bib http://www.easybib.com/ - This site allows you to create citations for books, websites, films, journals, and databases.

Purdue OWL https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/ - This site walks visitors through the process of creating citations for various media.

Book Suggestions

Whether you love books or are a reluctant reader, the following websites can help lead you to the right book for you. 

A Book and a Hug http://www.abookandahug.com/ - This site was created by a children's bookseller to offer recommendations to reluctant readers.

http://www.teenreads.com/ - This site contains reviews, booklists, and a teen discussion board. 

YALSA http://www.ala.org/yalsa/ - The young adult section of the American Library Association offers book award winners and booklists.

Book Trailers for Readers 
http://www.booktrailersforreaders.com/ - This site offers the chance to preview books through the use of movie trailers.

The Library of Congress 
http://www.read.gov/teens/ - This site contains booklists for teens and classic novels.