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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
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 Foundation.
Internet Public Library
Listen to books read aloud, or browse
through featured topics, or search the
internet at KidSpace using kid friendly
subject 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 today.
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
BUILDING BIG®, a five part PBS
television series and Web site from WGBH
Games and activities for all ages and
interests from the Children's Museum of
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 today.
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 system.
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
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
Books and Authors
Web sites include personal sites
of authors, their fans, scholars
A guide to children's literature
and books including book reviews
for readers from birth through age
twelve, with reading levels,
interest areas, and parents'
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
related to her familiar picture
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
site for looking for books "like
the one I liked before."
The Newbery medal is awarded
annually to the author of the most
distinguished American children's
Homework Center provides maps,
almanacs to answer your
questions about history,
geography, english, math,
science and social studies.
Websites For Kids
This American Library
Association site leads first
time researchers to reliable
sites on the World Wide Web.
Cool Math has games and all
kinds of math help tools for
calculating problems for all
County Library Homework
Easy to use with sites
selected by request from
students and teachers.
Some Spanish sites.