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Resources for Kids and Teens


Databases - Premium Resources

TumbleBook Library
Tumblebooks are animated story books that are read to you, interactive puzzles and games, audio books and Spanish and French language learning books.
Provided by the River Falls Public Library.

Kids Search EBSCO
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Kids Search makes it easier for students to look for their subjects of interest by automatically searching across all applicable databases simultaneously. Important features and functionality of Kids Search include a visually appealing look and feel and the ability to search by topic, subtopic, or keywords.  Provided by Badgerlink.

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NoveList is a database of K-8 fiction titles that include read-a-likes, recommendations, reviews and more.  A great place to find your next favorite author or book series.  Provided by Badgerlink.

Searchasaurus EBSCO
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Searchasaurus is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages young students to develop and enhance basic search methodologies.  Databases accessible through Searchasaurus include Primary Search and Middle Search Plus, as well as a basic dictionary, general encyclopedia, an encyclopedia of animals and an image database.  Provided by Badgerlink.

Student Research Center EBSCO
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Student Research Center provides students in secondary schools with the most appropriate research tools for easily obtaining the information that they seek from their EBSCO databases. Through the Student Research Center, users can easily pre-determine which content sources (e.g., Magazines, Newspapers, Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video) will be included within their search results.  Provided by Badgerlink.

TeachingBooks
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TeachingBooks author programs give every teacher, librarian, staff member, student and family a chance to see and hear directly from the creators of the very best books for children and young adults through original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, audio excerpts of professional book readings, guides to thousands of titles, and a wealth of multimedia resources.  Provided by Badgerlink.



Websites


YALSA – The Young Adult Library Services Association
http://www.ala.org/yalsa/
Offers booklists and book awards for older children and teens.

ALSC – The Association of Library Services to Children
http://www.ala.org/alsc/
Find book award winners and book lists for kids at ALSC.

TLT – Teen Librarian Toolbox
http://www.teenlibrariantoolbox.com/
This website has a ton of activities and crafts that appeal to teens, as well as book reviews and blog posts on topics of interest to teens and people who work with teens.

Jbrary
http://www.jbrary.com/
These two librarians have recorded hundreds of videos so that you can sing and chant with your child at any time of day on nearly any topic imaginable. Want to learn new songs and rhymes? Take a look.

The Hub
http://www.yalsa.ala.org/thehub/
From YALSA, this site offers recommendations for great teen reads, polls about your favorite teen reading topics, and YA fun

No Time for Flash Cards
http://www.notimeforflashcards.com/
Early education and creative play. No Time for Flash Cards features educational crafts, learning activities, and super-creative ideas for things to do with your child.

ALSC Great Websites for Kids
http://gws.ala.org/
Want to learn about new and wonderful websites for children to explore?  The Association for Library Services to Children puts together this list and keeps it updated
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