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Children's Books and AuthorsBack to top
This ebook webmix was compiled by a kindergarten teacher. Find a variety of ebooks as well as issues of National Geographic Explorer. (Matt B. Gomez)
Search for Accelerated Reader books by title, author, subject, and more. (Renaissance Learning)
Find out more information about a favorite author or illustrator. (American Library Association)
Find out which books have won and those that are nominated for the Beehive Book Award, Utah's annual child's choice award for children and young adult fiction and nonfiction.
A free website that allows you to track the books you read, take quizzes on them, and earn points for prizes! (Sylvan Learning Center)
The authoritative guide to the country's children's and young adult book awards. Find out the history of each award, and browse lists of winners and honor books. (American Library Association)
A literacy program created by children's author Jon Sciezka that offers lists of popular titles, along with resources for parents and teachers, to help boys and young men enjoy reading.
Young book lovers will enjoy searching this website to find more information about their favorite books, series, and authors. (The Book Report Network)
Search lexile measures or grade levels to match children with books at their reading level. (MetaMetrics)
Join the club and write book reviews, discover new reads, listen to stories and songs, play games, and more on this fun website. (Reading Is Fundamental)
Enjoy videos of your favorite picture books, narrated by professional actors. (Screen Actors Guild Foundation)
Just for FunBack to top
Learning is fun on this Web site, with hundreds of eBooks and educational games that support math, science, and reading development. (Age of Learning, Inc.)
An interactive way to learn and have fun.
A playground for kids who love animals and the outdoors. (National Geographic)
Discover free apps to take you from photos to modeling to making. Sign up for a free account. (Autodesk)
Over 400 educational games and activities divided into 24 categories. (uptoten)
Learn and play chess with kids around the world, for free. (Chess.com)
Who knew math could be so much fun? Try out these games. (Coolmath)
Play science-related games and learn science trivia. (Discovery Communications)
You are challenged to create new molecule designs in this biochemistry game.
Organized by age and grade level, these games teach and entertain at the same time. (Family Education Network)
You finished the book, now keep the fun going by playing the game! Fight the Battle of Ga'Hoole or play Underpants vs. Blunderpants, and more! (Scholastic)
Math games for every grade.
From spooky Escape from Fraction Manor to Alien Angles, your brain will get a math workout and have fun at the same time.
This site has games, trivia, quizzes, photos, and "weird but true" facts, all about the amazing world of animals. (National Geographic)
Have more fun with your favorite Nick Jr. characters. (Nickelodeon)
Learning games and a laboratory of fun.
Games, videos, and more. (PBS)
Create a cool character and join this online world where you can explore the islands, solve mysteries, and compete in quests. (Family Education Network)
Learn about the wizarding world of Harry Potter, discover new writing from the author, and experience Hogwarts for yourself! Free account required. (Pottermore Limited)
How quick is your eye? Find the camouflaged eggs and birds and see if you can beat the clock. Learn about the amazing ways an animal hides from predators.
Have some fun with these reading and writing games and activities! (Reading is Fundamental)
Find some of your favorite characters, games, and printables on this website for parents and children aged 3-7. (Scholastic)
Science games and learning all in one. (Coolmath)
Play games, enjoy videos, and have fun learning on this colorful Web site. (Sesame Workshop)
Have fun with everything Seuss on this colorful website.
Practice math, reading, and writing skills through gaming fun.
A free, simple, online 3D design and 3d printing tool for people of all ages. Users must register for a free account to use. (Autocad)
AnimalsBack to top
Animal Fact Guide showcases fascinating facts about animals from around the world using a wildlife blog and fun downloads like coloring pages, mazes, and word puzzles. (Animal Fact Guide)
Features information, photo galleries, videos, and more on your favorite animals. (Discovery Communications)
Listen to the sounds of various animals, from the giant anteater to the gray wolf. (Sea World)
Learn cool animal facts, find out the most popular pet names, and get the latest on animal conservation efforts around the world. (Family Education Network)
Experience the sounds of nature around the world. (Wild Ambience)
Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife. Upload your photographs of the plants and animals you see around you! (National Geographic, New York University)
Search Engines for KidsBack to top
Ask your question and get an answer.
A search engine designed by librarians, with websites that list the suggested reading level. (School of Library and Information Science, Kent State University)
Just for Parents/CaregiversBack to top
An independent council working to foster collaboration, communication, and learning among families and agencies in the state of Utah. (Autism Council of Utah)
One of the world's leading science and advocacy organizations, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. (Autism Speaks)
A directory of nonprofit and for profit organizations offering aid to people with special needs in the state of Utah. (Special Needs Project)
The Utah Parent Center offers resources for parents to help their children and teens with all disabilities to live productive lives as members of the community. (Utah Parent and Training Information Center)
Homework HelpBack to top
An award-winning site that teaches all about the United States system of government. (U.S. Government Printing Office)
Free homework help sites gathered into one great place for children, teens, teachers, and parents.
This website provides homework help for all kinds of subjects, interactive learning games, virtual labs, and other learning opportunities for home and in the classroom. (Discovery Communications)
A question-answering resource for children aged 7-11, featuring animations, photographs, videos, and articles on mathematics, English, history, science, and more. (Dorling Kindersley)
A database designed specifically for elementary school students according to their needs and search abilities. It is easy to use with simple searches that provide results in articles, essays, and primary source documents to help successful research.
A search database designed specifically for middle school students according to their needs and search abilities. Students can browse topics of interest or search for a topic of their choice. Search results can be limited to source type (e.g., magazines, news, biographies, etc.) or by Lexile range.
Math, science, social studies, the world, and more, all in one place. (Information Please)
A selection of high-quality websites for children. (American Library Association)
Help and tips on grammar and spelling, information on literature and authors, and more. (Family Education Network)
Whether you are in kindergarten or high school, this site offers the best homework help sites on the web, all in one convenient place. (StartSpot Mediaworks)
Preschoolers through 8th graders can get free practice in core curriculum skills in math and language arts. (IXL Learning)
Learn math concepts or get more help.
A popular learning site for kids of all ages filled with math and thinking games, step-by-step instructional videos, math practice, and problem solving activities.
Play word games, create your own words, find words in the thesaurus, or just look up definitions. (Merriam-Webster)
NGAkids interactives offer an entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history for all ages. (National Gallery of Art)
Pioneer is a virtual library created by the Utah State Library Division in cooperation with Utah's public libraries. On this section of the site, Public Pioneer offers an array of homework help resources for students in elementary through high school, all in one place.
Find out what happened on a particular day in history. (A&E Television)
People & PlacesBack to top
Search for over 30,000 biographies. (Infoplease)
Join Parsifal Penguin and Ophelia Owl on a virtual world tour and learn about the food, games, arts, and history of many cultures of the world. (University of Michigan's School of Information)
Celebrate the best of humanity with these heroes from around the world. (MY HERO Project)
Explore the concept of race with this award-winning website. (American Anthropological Association)
Clear, up-to-date information on countries around the world, with statistics and maps. (CIA)
Health, Safety, and the EnvironmentBack to top
Learn about the environment we live in and how to take care of it. (United States Environmental Protection Agency)
An award-winning health website with articles written for children on a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect them. (Nemours)
Games, videos, and advice to teach children how to stay safe. (National Crime Prevention Council)
Games, activity pages, and other resources to teach kids how to eat healthy. (United States Department of Agriculture)
Learn how your family can prepare for natural disasters and other emergencies. (The Federal Emergency Management Agency)
UtahBack to top
Learn all about Utah and its history, including each county, American Indian tribes, local geology, and key events. (Utah Department of Heritage and Arts)
Learn about the history and culture of each of Utah's American Indian tribes. (University of Utah’s American West Center)
An online encyclopedia about the people, places, history, and culture of Utah. (Utah Education Network)
Learn about the official Utah state symbols. (Pioneer)
ScienceBack to top
An overview of robots: learn about what's current in the field of robotics, plus try out some robot activities at home. (Caruth Institute for Engineering Education)
Use this Web site to find great science fair project ideas. (Science Buddies)
Find ideas for your science project here. (Discovery Communications)
Like science? Then this database is for you. Explore science in the news, investigate careers in the sciences, find experiments to try, and have fun!
Encyclopedias and MagazinesBack to top
Seven encyclopedia databases covering all grade levels provide access to over 115,000 articles, images, videos, and recommended web sites.