Declo High School

A Tradition of Excellence


Recognize Propaganda & Faulty Logic.  How do you tell if something you read is trying to manipulate you through reason or emotion to persuade you to change or create new ideas that may not be true/real? This resource can help.
Find Books.  Search for books in our library and in other Cassia County school libraries.  
Our library name is DHS Library and there is no password.
Find Articles.  Search for encyclopedia, newspaper, magazine, and other articles using the LiLI Databases.
Save.  Sign up for free data storage using Dropbox.
Find eBooks.  Search for and download free eBooks from Project Gutenberg.
Find eAudiobooks.  Search for and download free eAudiobooks from Audio Books @ Project Gutenberg and/or
Prep for PSAT / SAT.  Online resources include pre- and post-tests, tutorials, practice tests, and eBook study guides. Located in the LearningExpress Library in the LiLI Databases. All DHS Sophomores and Juniors are taught how to use this resource.
Cite Your Work.  Learn how to and see examples for creating your list of works cited from the Purdue OWL. Or have them created for you using EasyBib. (There's also an EasyBib app for you smartphone!)
Got Fines?  In addition to cash, the library accepts the following items to pay for overdue fines:
  • Box Tops for Education - $0.10/each
  • Unexpired canned fruits or veggies - up to $0.50/can
  • Unexpired canned proteins or soups - up to $1/can
  • Coats or blankets in good repair - up to $5/each
  • K-12 books in good repair - up to $1.00/book
  • Library clean-up - $0.25/shelf

Link for Mrs. Heward's Juniors from Mr. Cole (Nov 2016)
NOTE: To access the file you will need to be logged into your email.
Then, you will need to select "Make a Copy"

Top Books @ DHS, 2014-2015

  • 1. Thirteen Reasons Why

    by Jay Asher Year Published: 2008

    When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death.

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  • 2. Deadline

    by Chris Crutcher Year Published: 2007

    Given the medical diagnosis of one year to live, high school senior Ben Wolf decides to fulfill his greatest fantasies, ponders his life's purpose and legacy, and converses through dreams with a spiritual guide.

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  • 3. Lockdown : Escape from Furnace

    by Alexander Smith Year Published: 2009

    Furnace Penitentiary is the world’s most secure prison for young offenders, buried a mile beneath the earth’s surface. Convicted of a murder he didn’t commit, sentenced to life without parole, Alex must either find a way out or resign himself to a death behind bars, in the darkness at the bottom of the world.

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  • 4. A Child Called It

    by Dave Pelzer Year Published: 1993

    The true story of a child's abuse at the hands of his alcoholic mother.

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  • 5. Solitary : Escape From Furnace #2

    by Alexander Smith Year Published: 2010

    Alex's escape attempt only lands him deeper in the guts of this prison where a whole new struggle begins...

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  • 6. Divergent

    by Veronic Roth Year Published: 2012

    On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is—she can't have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself.

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  • 7. Crank

    by Ellen Hopkins Year Published: 2004

    Hopkins chronicles the turbulent and often disturbing relationship between Kristina, a character based on her own daughter, and the "monster," the highly addictive drug crystal meth.

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  • 8. I Am Legend

    by James Matheson Year Published: 1954

    Robert Neville is the lone human in a world overrun by vampires.

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  • 9. The Burning Bridge : Ranger's Apprentice #2

    by John Flanagan Year Published: 2006

    Bracing for a final clash with the evil warlord Morgarath, the Rangers rally the kingdom's allies.

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  • 10. Before I Fall

    by Lauren Oliver Year Published: 2010

    Samantha dies in a terrible accident one night. However, she still wakes up the next morning and relives the last day of her life seven times, until...

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