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General Homework HelpAsk Jeeves - Kids
Ask Jeeves for Kids is a fast, easy and kid-friendly way for to find answers to questions online. It also has online study tools to research including a dictionary, almanac and atlas.
Discovery School.com - Homework Help
Discovery school has tools to help you study, games to challenge your mind, and nearly a dozen learning adventures. It also included the great site "BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper" with over 700 homework help sites.
A reference site for kids ages 8-14 that provides educational and entertainment resources. It combines the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas, and several almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records.
HomeworkSpot.com is a free homework information portal that features a great range of homework-related sites for K-12.
Click here for links to online dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases and almanacs
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
Fun filled site by Scholastic for Harry Potter fans.
Junie B Jones
Site by Randomhouse for Junie B Jones funs.
The official website
Read all about this popular adventure writer
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!
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!"
Website of the author of the 'A to Z Mysteries'
Official website of the author of 'Holes', 'Wayside School Series', "Marvin Redpost' and many other popular and funny books.
All about Dr Seuss and his books, includes games and activities.
Official site of the author of 'A Series of Unfortunate Events'
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.
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
Children's Book Prize (UK)
Booktrust is an independent UK-wide charity dedicated to encouraging people of all ages and cultures to enjoy books.
your child learn to read
Great resource from the US Department of Education
Ideas for getting boys to read
Excerpt taken from the book 'Boys and Books' by James Moloney, one of Australian leading children's authors, who is very interested in connecting boys and books.
Safety on the Information Highway
A guide to Internet safety for young children.
Create your own comic book easily and quickly with this template by 'Read, Write, Think'
Will publish original creative work by kids ages 7 to 12.
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.
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!
ChristmasBlack Dog's Christmas Fun
Puzzles, coloring pages, activities and more
Domain Christmas Fun
Online games and stories, puzzles, coloring pages and much more.
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