Arrowhead Library System - Rock County, Wisconsin

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for Kids

Great Websites for Kids from the American Library Association  

 Fun With Books & Authors

Lemony Snicket  - The official website for Lemony Snicket starts out with a letter to the readers, "If I were you, I would immediately turn your computer off rather than view any of the dreadful images, read any of the wretched information, play any of the unnerving games or examine the unpleasant books presented within this website."  How can we resist! But let the reader be warned!

Dora the Explorer - The website from has fun activities, printables, games, stories, live programs and more!

Go, Diego, Go - The website from has fun activities, printables, games, stories, live programs and more!

The American Girl  - The official homepage for the popular American Girl series. Features background information about each of the six characters, games, Web paper dolls, crossword puzzles, and a link to the magazine.

The Animorphs Page - The homepage for the popular series by K.A. Applegate.

The Arthur Home Page - Based on books by Marc Brown. Games.

Avi's Home Page - Avi answers questions and talks about his books.

The Ann Martin Page - Meet the babysitters, get your fortune told, learn about the Fan Club. Games.

The Official Berenstain Bears Website - As soon as you enter, you'll feel like a bear! Lots of fun activities.

Jan Brett's Home Page - You'll find everything from trolls to armadillos on this author/illustrator's page.

Mike Mulligan - Come celebrate the 60th anniversary of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton.

Official Eric Carle Web Site - For fans of the famous author/illustrator and his books. Games

Dinotopia: The Official Web Site - Dinotopia fans and others fascinated with dinosaurs will enjoy this site featuring news, art, puzzles, trivia and message boards.

Virginia Hamilton - An award-winning author's books, family, frog collection, and more!

The Harry Potter Series - The Scholastic publishing company page. Play games, meet author J.K. Rowling, talk about the books.

The Harry Potter Official Website - Author J.K. Rowling's official site.

Official Brian Jacques Home Page - If you're a fan of the Redwall books, here's the site for you!

Chronicles of Narnia - Harper Collins Publishing site includes games, trivia, downloadables, information about C.S. Lewis and more..

Winnie the Pooh -- The Disney official website.

Winnie the Pooh - Information about the original Winnie the Pooh and the illustrations by E.H. Shephard

The Official Robert Munsch Web Site - Just for fans of Robert Munsch.

Dave Pilkey's "Web Site o' Fun" - Warning: May be too silly for grown-ups, small animals, and some houseplants.

Patricia Polacco's Website - Enter the world of this famous children's book author and illustrator.

The Peter Rabbit Homepage - A gentle place for fans of Beatrix Potter's books.

Seussville -- Dr. Seuss's playground in cyberspace.

Goosebumps! - Meet R.L. Stine, visit the Goosebumps Fun House, learn about the TV show. Do you dare to enter the Field of Screams?

Laura Ingalls Wilder -- Little House books information and activities.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Everything for fans of the Wizard of Oz books. Oz links, message boards, news, events, and answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

The Audrey Wood Clubhouse - Games, fan bag, and lots of other interesting places to explore by clicking on the picture.

BookPals - Storyline Online - Sponsored by Verizon, BookPALS is a unique all-volunteer literacy program. Professional actors visit public elementary schools in local neighborhoods to read aloud to children every week. The world of literacy and literature is then opened to these children by the very people who can make books come alive through their talent and training.

 Homework Help

Homework Center - Whether you're researching a term paper or just need help with a tough topic, look here for TONS OF LINKS to reliable information on the 'Net. From the Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon.
Fact Monster- Millions of facts and access to the entire Information Please almanacs on general knowledge, sports and entertainment. Includes Homework Center and Homework Helper.
Internet Public Library KidSpace-- All kinds of links for children, parents and teachers, from book reviews and storytimes to Dr. Internet's Science Projects.

ALSO SEE: School Daze - Help With Homework and Term Papers on the ALS TeenZone

 Odds 'n Ends

KidsClick! - Web guide and search tools for kids by librarians.

The Multnomah County Public Library Kids Page
-- Lots of fun and games.

Yahoo Kids - A Web guide for kids. Tons of fun with links to games, movies, science, hobbies, sports,
pets, homework help, and much more.

The Yuckiest Site on the Internet -- Links you to Worm World, Bug World. and Your Gross & Cool Body.

PBS Kids - a great site with games, activities and information about the PBS-TV children's programming.

 What Should I Read Next?

101 Out-Of-This-World Books For Kids Ages 8-13

African-American Voices in Children's Fiction

College Bound Reading List
Children's Literature Web Guide - An exhaustive resource for children's books, including recommended titles for children and young adults, awards, lists of movies and television shows based on children's books, and much, much more.

Cooperative Children's Book Center - Children's book award rosters and information on discussions, lectures and workshops on children's and young adults books.  Attached to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Index to Internet Sites: Children's and Young Adults' Authors and Illustrators. Home pages and curriculum-related sites for teachers, school librarians, parents, and students.
Reading Rainbow -- Links for kids, parents and teachers.

Search Engines for Kids

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