Links for Kids
While there is a world of information in the web, not all of it is appropriate for our kids! So we put our heads together and compiled a list of book-related sites, fun links and interesting pages for kids to explore.
Bookhive - A guide to children's literature, including comments from readers and parents' notes.
Award-Winning Children's Literature - A database that that lets you customize reading lists to age level reader, genre, etc. Covers over 40 awards in English speaking countries.
TogetheRead - TeachersAndFamilies developed TogetheRead’s monthly themes to give you ideas for having fun TOGETHER as you build stronger readers.
StoryPlace - An interactive website that provides children with the virtual experience of going to the library and participating in the same types of activities the library offers.
Eco-Friendly Titles - A collection of ecological-themed book titles for kids reading at a 6th Grade level or higher.
SlimeKids - Enjoy book trailers, world games and more!
Jackson Pollock - Be Creative with Art!
The Children's Butterfly Site - Learn all about butterflies!
The Goldfinch: Iowa History for Young People -This wonderful magazine was published quarterly by the State Historical Society of Iowa from 1975-2000. It is an Iowa history magazine for children, ages 8 to 13. Each issue focuses on a theme (ranging from Immigrants to Diaries, from Home and Family to Iowa’s Kid Heroes) and includes articles, games, photos, and fiction.
Kids Click - Searches over 6.000 sites picked by librarians as kid-friendly.