Useful Links

School Reading Sites

reading-counts Scholastic Reading Counts! is an independent reading program for Grades K–12 which combines reading practice and software-based reading assessment.

bookfinder Searching for Accelerated Reader books is fun and easy with this free online tool.

Younger Kids

Games plus information for all PBS kids’ shows, including Arthur, Barney, and Teletubbies.

Sprout offers free online preschool kids games, videos and preschool activities, like kids crafts and recipes for parents. Sprout offers free online preschool kids games, videos and preschool activities, like kids crafts and recipes for parents.

Free digital picture book library Free digital picture book library

Stories about animals from the online edition of National Geographic's new Little Kids magazine for children ages 3-6. Stories about animals from the online edition of National Geographic’s new Little Kids magazine for children ages 3-6.

A whole new way to color! A whole new way to color!

Official site of Dr. Seuss and the Cat in the Hat featuring games, printable activities, the complete illustrated character guide, information about creator Theodore Seuss. Official site of Dr. Seuss and the Cat in the Hat featuring games, printable activities, the complete illustrated character guide, information about creator Theodore Seuss.

Play your favorite preschool games and activities from Disney Junior! Play your favorite preschool games and activities from Disney Junior!

Kids and parents can play learning games featuring Clifford, Magic School Bus, I SPY, Maya and Miguel, Word Girl, and more. Kids and parents can play learning games featuring Clifford, Magic School Bus, I SPY, Maya and Miguel, Word Girl, and more.

Older Kids

U.S. government profiles of countries and territories around the world. Information on geography, people, government, transportation, economy, communications and more! U.S. government profiles of countries and territories around the world. Information on geography, people, government, transportation, economy, communications and more!

stacks Kids play free online educational games, test skills and knowledge about books, try out a writing activity, and express opinions in The Stacks.

Play Disney's hottest online games from Disney Channel, Disney XD, movies, Princesses, video games and more! Play Disney’s hottest online games from Disney Channel, Disney XD, movies, Princesses, video games and more!

Features different people, animals, and places each month with facts, games, activities, and related links. Features different people, animals, and places each month with facts, games, activities, and related links.

HowStuffWorks explains thousands of topics, from engines to lock-picking to ESP, with video and illustrations so you can learn how everything works. HowStuffWorks explains thousands of topics, from engines to lock-picking to ESP, with video and illustrations so you can learn how everything works.

Learn space sciences at this site from NASAs Marshall Space Flight Center. With games, projects, news, this site seeks "to inform, inspire, and involve" children of all ages and reading levels. Learn space sciences at this site from NASAs Marshall Space Flight Center. With
games, projects, news, this site seeks “to inform, inspire, and involve”
children of all ages and reading levels.

Well-researched, educational descriptions of the actual science behind current news stories. Well-researched, educational descriptions of the actual science behind current news stories.

Discover a new wonder each day. Wonders are amazing facts and intriguing questions such as: Why are they called Lava Lamps? What Badger has a sweet tooth? Discover a new wonder each day. Wonders are amazing facts and intriguing questions such as: Why are they called Lava Lamps? What Badger has a sweet tooth?

FunBrain is a great site for online educational games for kids of all ages. (Math, grammar, science, spelling, and history.) FunBrain is a great site for online educational games for kids of all ages. (Math, grammar, science, spelling, and history.)

Spatulatta teaches children to cook with free step-by-step videos, encourages children to eat more vegetables and fruit, and makes the link between farm and table. Spatulatta teaches children to cook with free step-by-step videos, encourages children to eat more vegetables and fruit, and makes the link between farm and table.

J.K. Rowling presents Pottermore: a unique and free-to-use website which builds an exciting online experience around the reading of the Harry Potter books. J.K. Rowling presents Pottermore: a unique and free-to-use website which builds an exciting online experience around the reading of the Harry Potter books.

Meet friends in Whyville and play 100+ games together, from exploring coral reefs and breeding dragons to creating music, puzzles, robots and much more. Aimed at ages 8-14. Meet friends in Whyville and play 100+ games together, from exploring coral reefs and breeding dragons to creating music, puzzles, robots and much more. Aimed at ages 8-14.

Internet guide of child-safe sites selected by a committee of the American Library Association. Internet guide of child-safe sites selected by a committee of the American Library Association.