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Great websites for kids is a service of the American Library Association.
See our randomly selected favorites listed below:

Chris Van Allsburg
Join Fritz the little white dog to find out more about the award-winning author of Jumanji and The Polar Express. An amazing interactive site with many book-related activities, games, video clips, and a scavenger hunt
This site is all about snow crystals and snowflakes--what they are, where they come from, and just how these remarkably complex and beautiful structures are created, quite literaly, out of thin air.
Discover cool things about science and nature, wildlife, environmental issues and more through games and activities.
Bill Nye the Science Guy.
Nye applies his entertaining approach to science to the Web, with a Demo of the Day, highlights from the day’s television episode, and a chance to e-mail your own query.
National Geographic Kids.
National Geographic’s site for young readers is one of the best resources for information on the Net about the world, its people, and its wildlife. Not only can you read the newest edition of this magazine on-line, you can check out the contests, polls, games and even virtual adventures.
Sing-Along Songs.
Can't remember the words to a favorite song? Don't remember the tune? Search this site and find both lyrics and music files for many classic songs.
Build Your Wild Self
Have fun building a wild self by selecting tails, mouths, bodies, hair and more. Find out about the animals in the New York Zoos and Aquarium.
Dav Pilkey.
Great fun wondering through this site created by author and illustrator Dav Pilkey who wrote The Paperboy, Kat Kong, and Dogzilla.
Little Lunkers
This site is devoted to the sport of fishing as it pertains to kids. Includes a photo gallery of kids and their "catches" with a special gallery of "very first fish caught" photos. Fishing games and links to other sites dealing with kids and fishing.
Story Place: The Children's Digital Library.
Take a virtual trip to The Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County. Stories, online activities, take-home activities, and reading lists can be found in English and Spanish.
This site is for anyone who loves baseball or wants to learn more about the game. Videos provide coaching instruction and tips for all aspects of the game. Baseball related links (quotes, video game reviews, players, etc.) and online games such as Guess the Stadium provide more depth for the true baseball fan.
ABC Fast Phonics
This tutorial site makes use of cartoons, audio narration, sounds, and clickable words to teach phonics. Phonics rules and practice pages are included.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Seattle Times’ online information about Martin Luther King Jr.
Women's History Month (Library of Congress)
Learn about the generations of women who have made an impact in history.
Thomas the Tank Engine Page
Calling all Thomas the Tank Engine fans! Stories, games, and fun.




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