Websites for Parents
Use this list as a guide to information geared toward you, the parent.
Net-Mom's Internet Safe House: 100 safe sites for family use.
ALA Great Websites for Kids: Amazing, spectacular, wonderful websites created for kids and evaluated by a national team of librarians.
Cyberbullying Research Center: A huge resource for educators, parents, and teens about all things related to cyberbullying.
Cybernetiquette Comix: Join Disney characters for fun ways to learn about online safety.
Digital Safety: Learn about identity theft, secure passwords, social media, and keeping your children safe online through this blog post.
GetNetWise: Find an online safety guide here.
McGruff: Comics, online coloring and games about everyday safety from the famous crime dog.
Police Notebook: Read along to learn about safety at home, on the street and online.
SafeKids.com: Learn about child safety on the Internet.
Surf Swell Island: Play the game with your children to open up discussions about online saftey. Created by Disney!
Children's Literature Sites:
Caldecott Medal: Learn about current and past winners, as well as the background of the award.
Coretta Scott King Book Awards: Learn about current and past winners, as well as the background of the award.
Kay E. Vandergrift's Special Interest Page: This website describes special issues as they relate to children's literature.
Learning to Read: Use this website from the US Department of Education as a guide to helping your child learn to read.
Newbery Medal Homepage: Look here for information on the award, as well as lists of winners.