WEBSITES FOR RESEARCH, LEARNING, AND SCHOOL PROJECTS
ALA Great Web Sites for Kids
This site, sponsored by the American Library Association, offers lists of many websites for kids, broken down by subject and grade level. Subjects include science, the arts, animals, a reference desk, and more.
Authors and Illustrators on the Web
This site offers lists of author's and illustrator's personal websites, and sites maintained by readers and fans. Some of the authors and illustrators included are Judy Blume, Jan Brett, and Eric Carle.
Little Explorers Picture Dictionary
This site allows you to search the definition of hundreds of words by letter or subject. Each word includes a picture that helps children recognize the words.
Caldecott Award Winners
This site, sponsored by the American Library Association, offers information about the Caldecott Award and winners. Each year the ALA awards this medal to the illustrator who has contributed the most distinguished artwork to an American picture book.
Newbery Award Winners
This site, sponsored by the American Library Association, offers information about the Newbery Award and winners. Each year the ALA gives this medal to an American author whose book is considered the most distinguished contribution to children's literature.
This is a directory of websites created for kids by librarians.
Kidspace @ The Internet Public Library
This website offers lists of online resources, including many reference sources.
This website offers information about several subjects including the world, sports, science, and people. The site also includes a Reference Desk Section with a Dictionary, an Encyclopedia, a Thesaurus, an Atlas, an Almanac, and a Homework Helper.
A web guide for kids from Yahoo, including games, music, and information about animals.