Accelerated Reader

Parent Guide

Parent support and collaboration for our Accelerated Reader independent reading program is very important. In this page parents will find information about how to find books that have Accelerated Reader comprehension quizzes, how to find books through our school library, our Overdrive Digital Library and AR Bookfind. The What Kids are Reading document will help parents and students find books that are popular amongst students in the United States. Students can also borrow hardcopy and digital books for free from the Public Library in the county where they live if they have a Public Library card.

AR Home Connect

What is Home Connect?

Home Connect Parent Guide (English)

Home Connect Parent Guide (Spanish)

OLL AR Home Connect Login

AR Bookfind

Students are more eager to read when they select books about topics of high interest and at their appropriate reading level. AR Bookfind helps parents and studentssearch for books quickly by title or you can use the advanced search tool to find books in specific reading levels, genres or topics. You can search for book titles based on the author, topics, genre, etc. You can also search for book collections that have earned awards using the Collections search option. You can view or print a list of your search results.

  • Suggest AR quizzes
    If you find a book that does not have an AR quiz, send Renaissance Learning a message through the “Suggest AR Quizzes” feature found in AR Bookfind.

OLL Library

OLL students can borrow books from Our Lady of the Lake’s school library. Students can search the books available in the school library from home using ourweb-basedlibrary software search engine. Students can search books by Title, Subject, Authoror Topic. Students can also search books by AR book level and AR Points by selecting Accelerated Reader from the Reading Programs drop down menu.

OLL’s Overdrive Digital Library

Middle School students can borrow e-books from Our Lady of the Lakes’ Overdrive Digital Library using the Overdrive App or through the school’s Overdrive web page using their school Overdrive login.

Broward and Miami-Dade Public Library

What Kids are Reading

Renaissance Learning issues a document every year that shows the books students are reading for Accelerated Reade across the United States. Students and parents can find ideas on books to read in this document.