Rocky Ridge Library

School:Rocky Ridge Elementary
Location:Hoover Alabama

Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.


Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!

Word Find

Play the classic Word Search and find game.

Word Scramble - Words Only

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!

Word Scramble - Problems and Definitions

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!


Play hangman with your words. Guess letters to form words from the lists that are added by people just like you! Practice your classroom lists.

List Content

Library Lingo

  • barcode -- label that is scanned when a book is checked out
  • circulationdesk -- desk where a book is scanned and checked out
  • shelfmarker -- marker showing where a book belongs until you decide if you will check it out
  • Dewey Decimal -- numbering system for putting nonfiction books in order by their subject
  • checkout -- borrow a book from the library
  • check-in -- return a book to the library
  • bookend -- metal stand that holds books in place on the shelf
  • renew -- re-check a book so you can keep it longer
  • overdue -- a late book that is not returned on time
  • bookmark -- paper or card saving your place in a book

Parts of a Book

  • titlepage -- page at the beginning of a book with the title, author, illustrator and publisher
  • versopage -- back of the title page where the copyright information is found
  • publisher -- company that prints and sells books
  • illustrator -- artist who creates the pictures in a book
  • tableofcontents -- list of the chapters in a book
  • dedicationpage -- page where an author thanks or mentions someone special
  • copyright -- date a book was printed and published
  • author -- person who writes a book
  • cover -- like our backbone, it helps the book stand up straight on the shelf
  • foreword -- introductory remarks at the beginning of a book
  • glossary -- list of new or important words in a book and their meanings
  • title -- name of the book
  • index -- located at the back of a book, the alphabetical list of names and subjects in a book and the page numbers where they are found

Types of Books

  • reference -- books that are used for research, like encyclopedias and dictionaries
  • almanac -- book containing facts and statistics that is usually published each year
  • dictionary -- alphabetical list of words that gives the meaning of each word and how to pronounce it
  • thesaurus -- dictionary of synonyms, giving words with the same or similar meaning for each word
  • storycollection -- book of short stories
  • paperback -- books with a soft flexible cover
  • nonfiction -- true and factual information
  • autobiography -- true story written by a person about their life
  • encyclopedia -- book or set of books with articles about many things, usually in alphabetical order
  • hardback -- books with a hard cover
  • periodical -- published on a schedule, like magazines and newspapers
  • fiction -- made up story
  • biography -- true story about a real person
  • gazetteer -- geographical dictionary of places and place names
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Teachers, Parents, Anyone! The time has finally come. You can now create your own class page and game content for our games! Create vocabulary lists and math problems for pinball or word lists for word search. Your vocabulary lists will automatically show in Word Find as well. It is easy! Just create a login, add your class page detail, and create lists! Your lists will automatically show up in the games!
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