“The world’s most comprehensive index of full-text books.” Many free classics are available as scanned images of vintage books.
The Indianapolis Public Library’s eBook Collections
Thousands of eBooks, audio books, and videos available for free checkout to anyone with a public library card. (All Perry Township students and teachers can sign up for a free card at any Indy PL location.)
Grades K-12 (Age appropriate collections with their own browsing pages are available for Kids and Teens.)
“A Poem a Day for American High Schools” curated by 2001-2003 Poet Laureate Billy Collins.
Includes full color, readable scans of beautiful vintage classics from the Library of Congress’ Rare Book collection.
Online science magazine. “A source for science news and night sky information on the internet.”
Entertainment and Pop Culture news and reviews covering TV, movies, music, books, and theatre.
Selected articles from ESPN the Magazine, plus original online content. Sports, fitness, sports history, and more.
Although Mental Floss has stopped putting out a print version of their award-winning magazine, they continue to publish “upbeat, witty explorations of everything from science to pop culture to tech to history” online.
Note: Grades ranges are estimates based on the average content of the site. Not all articles or eBooks within a collection will be appropriate for younger students.