Discovery Kids: based on the Discovery Channel
Try Science: TryScience.org is your gateway to experience the excitement of contemporary science and technology through on and offline interactivity with science and technology centers worldwide. Science is exciting, and it's for everyone! That's why TryScience and over 400 science centers worldwide invite you to investigate, discover, and try science yourself. TryScience is brought to you through a partnership between IBM Corporation, the New York Hall of Science (NYHOS), the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC), and science centers worldwide.
ALA: Great Web Sites for Kids - The American Library Association website for kids' literature.
Ready.gov - This great site offers kids disaster information including pet care and how to put together a home supply kit.
LD Kids - Kids is produced by LD (learning disabilities) Online, and offers stories , artwork and information for young people with learning disabilities.
Kids.Gov - This is the portal to the kids portion of the U.S. governments. It is full of good information and fun ideas.
Elementary Schools - A list of public elementary school and private elementary school data.
High Schools - A resource of public and private U.S. high schools data.
The Westchester Library System web page has a number of subscription databases for children. You will have to enter your library barcode number (no spaces) to access these remotely.
EBSCO Animals - Encyclopedia of animals - full text
EBSCO Primary Search - Elementary school magazines
Novelist K-8 - Information on books, book reviews, awards, book genre and topic lists and more
EBSCO Searchasaurus -An interactive & educational source for elementary and middle school students
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This is an online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games, and teacher resources for libraries.To access it, click on Online Resources from the WLS home page, then Books, Genealogy & Magazines and scroll down to the subject of children.