Resources for Parents, Teens and Kids

Great Sites
700+ Amazing, Spectacular, Mysterious, Wonderful Web Sites for Kids and the Adults Who Care About Them
Cool Sites for Kids
KidsConnect -- an online question-answering, help, and referral service for K-12 students.
KidsConnect Favorite Web Sites
Notable Children's Web Sites

Recommended Reading
Caldecott Medal -- best picture books.
Coretta Scott King Award -- best books for children about the black experience.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Award -- outstanding children's books.
Mildred L. Batchelder Award -- best translations of a children's book published overseas.
Newbery Medal -- best children's books.
Notable Books for Children
Pura Belpré Award -- best books for children about the Latino experience.

Other Multimedia
Andrew Carnegie Medal for excellence in children's video.
Notable Children's Computer Software
Notable Children's Recordings
Notable Children's Videos

Book Lists from the Young Adult Library Service Association
TEEN Hoopla: Internet Guide for Teens

Best Reference Sources for Adults
Book Links: Connecting Books, Libraries, and Classrooms -- a magazine designed for teachers, librarians, library media specialists, booksellers, parents, and all other adults interested in connecting children with high quality books.
Booklist -- book review magazine covering both adult and children's books.
Born to Read: How to Raise a Reader
For Parents and Caregivers -- links to parenting resources.
Kids Connect @ The Library: Tips for Parents -- tips on how to raise a reader and make the most of the library.
Learning Disabilities -- Early Warning Signs
Notable Books for Adults
Notable Videos for Adults

FamiliesConnect -- instruction for parents and children about how to use the Internet.
The Librarian's Guide to Cyberspace for Parents and Kids -- an introduction to the Internet and tips on how to have a safe online experience.

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