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 For Students
 Books

    Andrew Lost (by J.C. Greenburg)
    Science made fun with the characters from the 'Andrew Lost' series. By Random House Publishers

    Arthur
    (by Marc Brown)
    The site of the world's most famous Aardvark

    Deltora Quest
    (by Emily Rodda)
    Information on the books, author, characters and competitions. By Scholastic Australia

    Chet Gecko Series
    (by Bruce Hale)
    Website about the 'finest lizard detective at Emerson Hicky Elementary'

    The Magic Tree House (by Mary Pope Osborne)
    The official site of 'The Magic Tree House' books. Provides information about the books, the author as well as activities to try.

    Redwall Series (by Brian Jacques)
    Redwall Abbey - the Official Redwall Site

    The Secrets of Droon
    (by Tony Abbott)
    Play games based on this series, from Scholastic.com

    Harry Potter 
    Fun filled site by Scholastic for Harry Potter fans.

    Junie B Jones
    Site by Randomhouse for Junie B Jones funs.


 Authors

    Roald Dahl
    The official website


     


    Gary Paulsen
    Read all about this popular adventure writer




    Andy Griffiths  
    Official website of crazy Australian author Andy Griffiths, author of the 'Just' series and 'The Day my Bum went Psycho'. This fun site contains information on his books, games, author bio and much more!
     


    Dav Pilkey
    Author of "The Adventures of Captain Underpants" series
    Excerpt from the site: "This website contains scenes and material which may be considered too silly for grown-ups, small animals, and many varieties of houseplants. If you are a grown-up, a small animal, or a houseplant, we strongly urge you to seek the permission of a kid before browsing this site!"

    Ron Roy 
    Website of the author of the 'A to Z Mysteries'



    Louis Sachar
    Official website of the author of 'Holes', 'Wayside School Series', "Marvin Redpost' and many other popular and funny books.


    Seussville
    All about Dr Seuss and his books, includes games and activities.

     



    Lemony Snicket 
    Official site of the author of 'A Series of Unfortunate Events'

     


 Book Awards


    The Caldecott Medal
    The Caldecott Medal was named for nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It has been awarded annually since 1938 by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the illustrator of the most distinguished American picture book for children. 

    >>see list of the Caldecott Medal winner



    The Newbery Medal
    The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It has been awarded annually since 1922 by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.



    >>see list of the Newbery Medal winner

     


    Children's Book of the Year Award (Australia)
    The Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) is a volunteer run, not for profit, organisation that was established in 1945 and is comprised of branches of individual members who are passionate about children's and young adult literature. The CBCA Book of the Year Awards, supported by the Awards Foundation, with significant prize money awarded to the winner and honour book/s in each category

     

    Book Trust Children's Book Prize (UK)
    Booktrust is an independent UK-wide charity dedicated to encouraging people of all ages and cultures to enjoy books.

     

 Parents Resources
 

 Fun Stuff

    General Fun

    Comic Book Creator
    Create your own comic book easily and quickly with this template by 'Read, Write, Think'

    Cyber Kids

    Will publish original creative work by kids ages 7 to 12.

    Giggle Poetry

    Giggle Poetry is the premier web site for humorous children's verse on the web. This site has been received numerous educational and children's listings of top sites.

    Wicked for Kids
    A great Australian site featuring games, jokes and riddles, quizzes, cooking, crafts and more.

    Halloween

    Halloween Spirits
    Information about Halloween, plus online games, crafts, recipes and more.

    Halloween at Kids Domain
    Haunted stories, creepy pictures, costumes, party games, online games, e-cards, craft and much more!

    Christmas

    Black Dog's Christmas Fun
    Puzzles, coloring pages, activities and more

    Kids Domain Christmas Fun
    Online games and stories, puzzles, coloring pages and much more.

    North Pole.com
    Enjoy the joy and magic of Christmas in Santa's Secret Village!

    Valentine's Day

    BlackDog's Valentine's Day
    Games and activities related to Valentine's Day.

 Book Location Skills

    Fiction VS Nonfiction Jeopardy



    You can learn about order in the library.

    Can you do the dewey?