Homework Help Links for Teens


  • TexShare Databases: You can find various useful databases by clicking on By Subject, then K-12 Resources. If you're trying to write a paper, these are good academic sources you can use! Databases include:
    • Credo Complete Core Collection 
    • Explora - High School
    • Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
    • Gale in Context: Science
    • LearningExpress Library (this one includes practice tests for the SAT, ACT, and much more)
    • MAS Complete
    • Middle Search Plus
    • TOPIC Search

            Please contact the Sherman Public Library at 903-892-7240 for Texshare login information.

  • World Book Online: Check out Timelines for history, Discover for both simplified and detailed versions of articles, Student for articles geared toward middle school learning, and Advanced for in-depth articles geared towards high school students.
  • Reading lists: See our page here.

History and Social Studies

  • The Camelot Project: An online compilation by the Rossell Hope Robbins Library of the University of Rochester about the Arthurian legends.
  • Genealogy Primer: By the Statue of Liberty—Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. See here for more genealogy resources from Sherman Public Library.
  • Military Resources: World War I: From the National Archive, articles on the War. Includes links to other sites which include songs and maps. 
  • LOC Prints & Photographs: Over 1 million digitized images from the Library of Congress. Collections include World War I posters, photographs relating to the Civil War, and much more.


  • Teen Ink: Creative works by teens, for teens


  • AAA Know: Math explanations and practice problems for grades K-8
  • Web Math: Math solver that shows the steps taken to solve a problem