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American Library Association’s “Great Web Sites for Kids” Over 700 websites on subjects of interest to kids, chosen by librarians.
Awesome Library Search the Awesome Library for homework help or for fun.
KidsClick! Web search for kids by librarians. Search over 600 sites, organized by subject.
Yahooligans! The Web Guide for Kids. Fun, games, news, sports, and information. Japanese, Korean, and Spanish editions available.
  Resources for Librarians, Parents, and Teachers
New York State Performers and Programs database Resumes and references for magicians, musicians and more.
New York State Summer Reading Program Resources for planners and parents to encourage reading throughout the summer. Explore New Worlds. Read. The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress invites people of all ages to discover the fascinating people, places and events that await you whenever you read.
  Got Questions? Get Answers!
Ask Jeeves Kids Find answers to your questions and a directory to fun and useful online resources for kids.
Grolier Online Combines the resources of a traditional children’s encyclopedia with up to date articles on current events, entertaining activities and easy to use search strategies.

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KidSpace@The Internet Public Library Ask a question, plan a science fair project, read a story and more in this virtual library.
ThinkQuest Built by students for students, the ThinkQuest library contains over 5,000 recommended web sites, organized by subject.
  Homework Help
The Amazing Picture Machine Find pictures of people, patterns, places and all kinds of things to illustrate your projects.
Ask An Expert Provides links to kid-friendly experts, from astronauts to zookeepers, who will answer your questions.
B.J. Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper Links to helpful sites are sorted within a dozen subject areas, including recess. You’ll also find resources for science fairs, clip art, puzzles, and strategies for studying.
FirstGov for Kids Developed and maintained by the Federal Citizen Information Center this site provides links to Federal kids' sites and sites from other organizations, grouped by subject.
Kid Info Links to quality sites organized by the subjects taught in elementary, middle, and high schools. Updated weekly. Exhibits and activities based on programs from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Learning Links Indexes useful sites by subject. Compiled by the staff at the Canton (MI) Public Library.
Multnomah County Library Homework Center Lots of excellent links with descriptions, organized into more than thirty subjects.
Para los Ninos Links in Spanish for science, art, games, stories, homework help and more. Compiled by the staff of the Multnomah County (OR) Public Library.
School Bell The section of Yahooligans specially designed to help with school assignments.
ABC News4Kids Archive stories of events and issues of interest to kids.
Studentnewsnet A wide range of current political, cultural, and scientific articles of interest to kids.
  Reference Shelf Basic facts and symbols of each state are provided with links to related sites (famous residents, etc.).
Countries of the World Provides information on geography, history, government, cities, languages and more.
Dictionary of American Sign Language The Alphabet and numbers 1-10 in ASL with animated and text descriptions for thousands of specific words.
Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology Accesses articles on selected gods and goddesses of Greek mythology. Provides links to more comprehensive site for additional coverage.
Encyclopedia Smithsonian Provides resources and reports to answer questions on subjects from art to zoology.
Fact Monster Search reference tools and indexes for articles on people, places, events, and interests.
Heinle’s Newbury House Dictionary of American English Provides clear definitions with pronunciation guides and sample sentences.
How stuff works Explains the inner workings and evolution of objects, processes, ideas, and customs. Great for research or just browsing.
KIDLINK Multicultural Calendar Find out what’s happening around the world. You can search by date, holiday, or country.
Maps for printing and copying Simple black-and-white maps of countries, states, and provinces.
RhymeZone Rhyming Dictionary Type in a word, you’ll get every rhyme you ever heard.
This Day In History Survey political, economic, cultural, or general interest events around the world of any given day.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Advice, activities, and inspiration for young inventors.
World Almanac for Kids Online Explore a wealth of information on animals, nations, states, sports, and tons more.