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Websites for Parents

Use this list as a guide to information geared toward you, the parent.

Safe Websites:

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.

About Safety:

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. Learn about child safety on the Internet.

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.