Virtual places for fun, interesting information about books, authors, science, gaming, and more.

Connect with books and authors

Connecting with books and authors

Penguin Teen Youtube

Tune in for videos from best selling authors, live action trailers, animated shorts featuring our popular characters, and much more!

Harper Teen

Comprising a wide range of critically acclaimed and bestselling titles, HarperTeen books reflect teen readers' own lives, their everyday realities and their aspirations, their struggles and their triumphs.

Tor Teen

Book trailers and more from this great Young Adult publisher

Riveted by Simon Teen

Riveted by Simon Teen where you can read books for FREE, discover your new favorite stories, connect with authors, and more.

Teen Reads

Your source for YA books, reviews, and reading lists

Youtube channels that will make you smarter

Youtube channels that will make you smarter.

Crash Courses

Crash Course is one of the best ways to educate yourself, your classmates, and your family on YouTube!

From courses like Astronomy to US History and Anatomy & Physiology it's got you covered with an awesome variety of AP high school curriculum topics. With various witty hosts at your service, you won't even notice you're getting smarter.


If you’re looking for advice on school supplies, organization, or just what the academic side of college is like, then check out this channel from current college student Sareena.

The Coding Train

In the future, being able to code will be as crucial as knowing how to read. Okay, so that’s probably an exaggeration, but if you’ve been wanting to learn how to code, The Coding Train is a great place to start.
The videos are detailed, easy to understand, and even funny. Whether you want to learn the very basics or are exploring a more advanced topic such as machine learning, The Coding Train has a video series for you.

Terrible Writing Advice

You can often learn just as much from studying bad work as you can from great work. This channel teaches you to be a better writer by (very sarcastically) telling you how not to write.

Every Think

Every Think explores science and, more generally, “everything interesting that is.” Whether you’re curious how atomic clocks work or what happens when you get struck by lightning, Every Think has the answer.

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

There are lots of YouTube channels that make animated science videos, but Kurzgesagt creates some of the most beautiful ones out there. We really can’t express how gorgeous these animations are. You have to see it for yourself.

TED Talks

TED talks

TED Ed for Students

Short videos on a variety of subjects

TED Talks Students Should Hear 

A fantastic collection of TED Talks to inspire 

Overcoming Anxiety | Jonas Kolker | TEDxTheMastersSchool

Jonas Kolker’s talk will explore the concept of “embracing the suck.” How does one turn a diagnosis into activism, empowerment and coaching?



What’s Good Games

Your source for video game news, analysis, commentary and funny stuff for the nerd-inclined.

Who Would Win?

A podcast that debates battles between fictional characters from the worlds of Comic Books, Sci-Fi, and Fantasy.

Science Friday

Covering the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies, Science Friday is the source for entertaining and educational stories about science, technology, and other cool stuff.

Teenager Therapy

Five stressed, sleep-deprived, yet energetic teens sit down and talk about the struggles that come with being a teenager. Is high school really as bad as everyone says?

How I Built This with Guy Raz

Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world's best-known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.