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Reading Conference:

Resources for Finding Recommended Links for Children
Reading and Language Art Sites for Children
Reading & Language Art Sites for Teachers
Authors and Illustrators


RESOURCES FOR FINDING RECOMMENDED LINKS FOR CHILDREN

Yahooligans! -A web guide for kids!

Ask Jeeves for Kids -Ask Jeeves for Kids(tm) is the fastest and easiest way to find answers to questions. Ask Jeeves for Kids allows you to ask 
a question in plain English and, after interacting with you to confirm the question.  Ask Jeeves for Kids takes you to one and only one web site that answers your question.


READING AND LANGUAGE ART
WEB SITES FOR LEARNERS

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site -This is a collection of reviews of great books for kids, and ideas of ways to use them in the classroom. This site also has collections of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics.

Childrens's Storybooks Online -This site contains: Books to Read, Sounds, Riddles, Maze, Coloring Book, Awards

CyberKids -Contains: Kids Connect, Fun & Games, Creative Works, Cyberviews, Launchpad, Learning Center, Shopping

Cyber-Seuss -world of Dr. Seuss.

Crayola Art Education -Many activities for parents, educators, and kids!

Exploratorium's Literature and Drama Site -Many resources for teachers. Covers many subjects and has other links to educator sites.

Kid Lit -Welcome to the KidLit WebSite, designed for kids (mostly) and for adults interested in quality children's literature

The Magic School Bus -Scholastic's The Magic School Bus®

Seussville -The Cat in the Hat, Sam-I-Am,Horton and the Whos, and the rest of the Seuss characters welcome you to Seussville.

Kay E. Vandergrift's Special Interest Page -This website is a means of sharing ideas and information with all those interested in literature for children and young adults.

Wacky Fairy Tales -These Wacky Web Tales are geared for grades 3 and above.


READING AND LANGUAGE ART
WEB SITES FOR TEACHERS

Ask the Author -Learn about some of your favorite authors, plus read their answers to questions that kids like you asked.

Random House Resources for Teachers and Librarians -Contains a resource center packed with teachers guide's, thematic and interdisciplinary indexes, reader's companions, author and illustrator biographies and more!

The Children's Literature Web Guide -Internet resources related to books for children and young adults!

News Stories and Lessons -These web pages focus on utilizing current news stories for educational purposes. Teachers can use the lessons for group activities and students can work at their own pace for individualized learning. The "Featured Story" is an abbreviated news story of a current event, outlined and edited for easier reading.

Comenius English Language Center -The Comenius Group developed this site so that students, teachers and speakers of English from around the world can have on line access to relevant materials, lessons and products.

International Reading Association -The International Reading Association seeks to promote high levels of literacy for all by improving the quality of reading instruction through studying the reading process and teaching techniques; serving as a clearinghouse for the dissemination of reading research through conferences, journals, and other publications; and actively encouraging the lifetime reading habit.

The Newbery Medal -Each year the Newberry Medal is awarded by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children's books published the previous year. 

Teachers Helping Teachers -This is a free, non-profit service. It costs nothing to access the information, and no money is made from teachers who contribute. Material on this service is updated weekly during the school year.


AUTHORS & ILLUSTRATORS

Celebrate Children's Authors

Chris Van Allsburg

Judy Blume

Jan Brett

Sylvia Engdahl

Madeleine L'Engle

Virginia Hamilton

Shel Silverstein

 
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