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Reading Resources

 

Categories of resources on this page:

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

Ask for Kids
 http://www.ajkids.com/index.asp
Ask for Kids(tm) is the fastest and easiest way to find answers to questions. Ask for Kids allows you to ask a question in plain English and, after interacting with you to confirm the question.  Ask for Kids takes you to one and only one web site that answers your question.

Yahoo for Kids !
http://kids.yahoo.com/

A great web guide for kids!


 

READING AND LANGUAGE ART WEB SITES FOR LEARNERS

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site
http://www.carolhurst.com/index.html
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 Storybooks Online
http://www.magickeys.com/books/
This site contains: Books to Read, Sounds, Riddles, Maze, Coloring Book, Awards

Crayola Art Education
http://www.crayola.com/
Many activities for parents, educators, and kids!

CyberKids
http://www.cyberkids.com/

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

Exploratorium's Literature and Drama Site
http://www.exploratorium.edu/learning_studio/cool/literature.html
Many resources for teachers. Covers many subjects and has other links to educator sites.

Kid Lit
http://mgfx.com/kidlit/
Welcome to the KidLit WebSite, designed for kids (mostly) and for adults interested in quality children's literature

Seussville
http://www.seussville.com/lb/home.html
The Cat in the Hat, Sam-I-Am,Horton and the Whos, and the rest of the Seuss characters welcome you to Seussville.

The Magic School Bus
http://scholastic.com/MagicSchoolBus/
Scholastic's The Magic School BusŪ

Wacky Fairy Tales
http://www.hmco.com/hmco/school/tales
These Wacky Web Tales are geared for grades 3 and above.

 

READING AND LANGUAGE ART WEB SITES FOR TEACHERS

International Reading Association
 http://www.reading.org/
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.

Random House Resources for Teachers and Librarians
http://www.bdd.com/teachers

Contains a resource center packed with teachers guide's, thematic and interdisciplinary indexes, reader's companions, author and illustrator biographies and more!

Teachers Helping Teachers
 http://www.pacificnet.net/~mandel/
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.

The Children's Literature Web Guide
 http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown
Internet resources related to books for children and young adults!

The Newbery Medal
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberymedal.cfm
Each year the Newberry Medal is awarded by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children's books published the previous year. 

 

AUTHORS & ILLUSTRATORS

Judy Blume
http://www.judyblume.com/

Jan Brett
http://www.janbrett.com/

Sylvia Engdahl
http://www.sylviaengdahl.com/

Madeleine L'Engle
http://www.madeleinelengle.com/

Virginia Hamilton
http://www.virginiahamilton.com/

Shel Silverstein
http://www.shelsilverstein.com/indexSite.html

 
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