Suggested Sites for Children
|Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature - Contains more than 130,000 books and periodicals published in the United States and Great Britain from the mid-1600s to present day. The Library also has manuscript collections, original artwork, and assorted ephemera such as board games, puzzles, and toys. The Baldwin Library is known for comparative editions of books, with special emphasis on Robinson Crusoe, Pilgrim’s Progress, Aesop’s Fables, and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. The Library also has the largest collection of Early American Juvenile Imprints of any academic institution in the United States.|
|Book Adventure - A FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Children create their own book lists from over 7,000 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read, and earn points and prizes for their literary successes. Book Adventure was created by and is maintained by Sylvan Learning.|
Fable Learning - Fable Learning is a leading provider of high quality, engaging eBooks for schools and libraries. Our digital collection delivers eBook titles from a wide variety of well-known children’s book authors and illustrators. Each title has been carefully craft ed for a true digital reading experience: children can read for themselves, read-along at their own pace accompanied by professional narration, or simply follow the narration throughout the book for a read-to-me experience.
Fable Learning is the new company name that includes the former StarWalk Kids Media site and resources, founded in 2012 by Seymour Simon and Liz Nealon. Simon has written more than 250 books for young readers, and was dubbed “the Dean of the [children’s science book] field” by The New York Times. Cofounder Liz Nealon led the creative development of the Peabody and Emmy Award–winning SesameStreet. org, and was also the creator and executive producer of the landmark PBS children’s literacy series Ghostwriter.
|NoveList K-8 Plus - NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With a fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support your young readers.|
|Storyline Online - Presented by the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, this site is an online streaming video program featuring SAG members reading childrens books aloud. Each book includes accompanying activities and lesson ideas.|
|TumbleBooks Library - A collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, and Tumble Puzzles & Games.|
|World Book for Kids - World Book encyclopedia resources focusing on the needs of students and children, including games, activities, maps, a dictionary, and more.|