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  • Koala trouble - home to over 10,000,000 kids of all ages from all over the world. This engaging young child's site was created by Alex and his Dad in Australia. It has an entertaining story called "Koala Trouble" and many interactive activities to go with it. The activities include math, language and literature fun. The site also includes factual information about koalas.
  • Words and Pictures - Welcome to Words and Pictures! These games and activities will make learning phonics fun.
  • Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site
  • Candlelight Stories - Candlelight Stories is an independent web site aimed at adults. Subjects include literature, film, games, art, poetry, children's stories, free expression, politics, and audio.
  • The Children's Literature Web Guide - This site is an invaluable resource for children's literature. Information on award winning books, best sellers, and authors is available. It includes authors on the web that include Eric Carle, Jan Brett, Ronald Dahl, Virginia Hamilton and a hundred others. Many author information pages include teaching ideas, timelines of their lives, how they get writing ideas, stories on the web, and information on upcoming publications.
  • Children's Storybooks On-Line - Complete stories on-line . . . for young children, older children and young adults
  • Dr. Seuss's Seussville! - The Cat in the Hat, Sam-I-Am, Horton and the Whos, and the rest of the Seuss characters welcome you to Seussville, Dr. Seuss's playground in cyberspace.
  • The Official Eric Carle Web Site
  • GPN Educational Media - For over 40 years, GPN has offered teachers the nation's most sought after classroom-use materials with titles such as Reading Rainbow with LeVar Burton, MathTalk, Behind The scenes and many others.
  • The Online Books Page - List of on-line books by author
  • FunBrain Word Games - Word Games Online for Kids, Teachers & Parents
  • International Reading Association
  • Jan Brett - Jan Brett's homepage a must see site! Lots of great ideas here!
  • Little Explorers
  • Long-Vowel Silent-Vowel - Long-Vowel Silent-Vowel Word Search. Beware of the stupid adverts!
  • Long-Vowel Silent-E Crossword
  • National Council of Teachers of English - A large site filled with lesson plans, a guide to English standards, on-line discussions with other English teachers, advice in gaining parental and community involvement, and assorted NCTE business. Searchable.
  • Paul Bunyan - Read the story and check out the trail maps.
  • Phonics Game Show
  • Poetry for Kids
  • Reading Corner - Our purpose is to write book reviews for readers in grades 2-8 that give a little more information than what you find in the library catalog. We hope that you use this site and then visit libraries, talk to librarians, and most especially, read more books.