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~ Internet Links
Hundreds of web sites for children
reviewed, recommended, and
categorized. Maintained by The
Association of Library Service to
Children, a division of the American
Ask Jeeves for Kids is a search engine
where you enter a question, and
Ask Jeeves tries to point you to the right
web page that provides an
answer. At Ask Jeeves For Kids, no
site that is on SurfWatch's
block list will be listed.
First Gov is the U.S. government
interagency Kids' Portal. It
provides links to Federal kids' sites
along with some of the best kids'
sites from other organizations all grouped
by subject. Explore,
learn, have fun and don't forget to add us
to your favorites!
GetNetWise is a public service brought to
you by Internet industry
corporations and public interest
organizations to help ensure that
families have safe, constructive, and
educational or entertaining
online experiences. Find resources
families need to make informed
decisions about their use of the
Internet. GetNetWise is a
project of the Internet Education
Listen to books read aloud, or browse
through featured topics, or
search the internet at KidSpace using kid
collections. KidSpace is the youth
division of the University of
Michigan School of Information's Internet
A web search for kids by librarians.
Book trailers, authors, cool websites and
Smithsonian Kids is Smithsonian Magazine's
site for articles, photos,
games, and contests that interest kids
Yahooligans is a subject directory
designed for children age 7-12.
Explore large structures(bridges, domes,
skyscrapers, dams, and
tunnels) and what it takes to build them
in interactive engineering
BUILDING BIG®, a five part PBS
television series and Web site from
Games and activities for all ages and
interests from the Children's
Museum of Indianapolis.
School Bus Fun Place
Science fun with Ms. Fizzle and the Magic
School bus crew.
Science for Curious Kids
Science activities for kids.
Supported by HHMI's Precollege and Public
Science Education Program.
Potter Home Page
Games, information about the actors,
screen savers, and more!
Games, contests, message boards with kids
from all over the world,
articles of things that interest kids
Geographic for Kids
Fun exploration of the world.
Planets: A Multimedia Tour of the
Overview of the history, mythology, and
current scientific knowledge of
each of the planets and moons in our solar
the Lost Empires: Medieval Siege
Explore medieval weapons, build an on-line
trebuchet and try to destroy
the castle wall, find out what life in a
castle was like.
Build a moving java script construction.
Information about marine life, nature,
and marine science in Maine.
National Weather Service - Maine Zone
Interior York County - Zone 18 gives
Sky information for kids and adults
from Northern Stars Planetarium in
Portland Sea Dogs baseball team home
Portland Pirates hockey team home
of State's Kid Page
Maine facts, history, state symbols,
state government information,
contests and games.
Books and Authors
Web sites include personal sites
of authors, their fans, scholars
A guide to children's literature
and books including book reviews
readers from birth through age
twelve, with reading levels,
areas, and parents' notes.
Medal Home Page
The Caldecott medal is awarded
annually to the artist of the most
distinguished American picture
Books Online: The Rosetta
The largest collection of
illustrated antique books
Literature Web Guide
Internet resources related to
books for children and young
The author of the well love
Captain Underpants books own web
Visit this picture book author's
web site for the latest fun
her familiar picture books.
Mid-Continent Public Library's
excellent list of children's book
Clicking on this author's site
could be an unfortunate event!
Newbery award winning author of A
Maine's award for the best book
written each year by a Maine
A guide to fiction for children
that allows searches by title,
description, or favorite
authors. This is a great
looking for books "like the one I
The Newbery medal is awarded
annually to the author of the most
distinguished American children's
Homework Center provides maps,
answer your questions about
history, geography, english,
and social studies.
Websites For Kids
This American Library
Association site leads first
time researchers to
reliable sites on the World
Cool Math has games and all
kinds of math help tools for
problems for all ages.
County Library Homework
Easy to use with sites
selected by request from
teachers. Some Spanish