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Citation 

Citation Wizard 21st Century Information Fluency online citation wizards for CSE, MLA and APA
KnightCite Easy citations from Calvin College

OSLIS MLA Citation Maker

Interactive web tool used to create standard MLA citations
Son of Citation Machine Interactive web tool used to create standard citations

 

Information Literacy 

Big 6: Stuff for Kids Grades K-6

The Big 6 for students: K-6 grade level version

Big 6: Stuff for Kids Grades 7-12

The Big 6 for students: 7-12 grade level version

I SAIL

Illinois Standards Aligned Instruction for Libraries

 

Library Skills 

Between the Lions: Flood

PBS' library books that "go together" game

Dewey Resources

MIKID's Dewey links

Do We Really Know Dewey?

ThinkQuest Dewey info

Fact Fragment Frenzy

Finding facts in what you read

Literary Elements and Picture Books

Examples of picture books that help to teach literary elements

Name that Genre

Activity created by the Library Media Specialist at Clarkstown Central School District

Order in the Library

Sorting, shelving and reordering using Dewey

 

Literature 

ALA Children's Notable Lists

Lists of the Association of Library Service to Children (ALSC) best of the best in children’s books, recordings, videos, and computer software

 American Library Association

Authors and Illustrators

 American Library Association

Links to activities for favorite children's stories.

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Children’s book reviews

Caldecott Medal

Nominated books, past winners, and other general information regarding the Caldecott Medal Book Award

Center for Children's Books

Bibliographies and book lists for children and young adults

Cooperative Children's Book Center

Bibliographies and book lists for children and young adults

Historical Fiction for Children and Young Adults

Historical Fiction lists

International Children's Digital Library

A collection of books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world.

KDL:  What's Next in a Series?

Database that searches for what book is next in a fiction series

Kids' Reading List

Kid’s reading list on Oprah.com

Kidsreads.com

Info about favorite books, series and authors

The Monarch Award: Illinois' K-3 Children's Choice Award

Information and links regarding The Monarch Award:  Illinois’ K-3 Children’s Choice Book Award 

Monarch Nominees 12-13: Part 1

List of and information about Monarch Award nominees for 2012-13 Part 1

Monarch Nominees 12-13: Part 2

List of and information about Monarch Award nominees for 2012-13 Part 1

NEA

Teacher’s Top 100 Books for Children

Newbery Medal

Nominated books, past winners, and other general information regarding the Newbery Medal Book Award

Publisher's Weekly

Book reviews

The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award

Information and links regarding The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award 

Seussville

Celebrate Dr. Seuss!

SlimeKids: Authors

A variety of author information from SlimeKids

SlimeKids: Book Trailers

A variety of book trailers from SlimeKids

SlimeKids: Book Reviews

A variety of book reviews from SlimeKids

 

Reference 

Ask for Kids Search for information, images or go to the schoolhouse
Awesome Library Directory listing by topic or enter your search
Boolify Boolify – Visual Search Engine
CyberSleuth Kids CyberSleuth's directory listings by topic or search engine
Dib Dab Doo ...and Dilly too!  Search by topic or enter your search
Dictionaries:  Online dictionaries
     - Merriam Webster from: Encyclopedia Britannica
    - Oxford Dictionary from: Oxford University Press
    - Your Dictionary A dictionary that is easy to understand
Education World Education World's search engine
Fact Monster Includes a Reference Desk and much more
GoGooligans Simple, safe and kid oriented for kids and teens
ipl2 With buttons for Kids and for Teens
KidRex Safe search for kids by kids (will kind of...)
Kids Click Directory listing by topic or enter your search
Kids Search Tools Variety of reference and search tools
Kids USA A .gov site
One Key Google's One Key search engine
Quintura for Kids Quintura for Kids – Visual Search Engine
Sweet Search For higher reading level students
Sweet Search 4 Me For lower reading level students
ThinkQuest Library Search engine from Oracle
Yippy Yippy

 

Misc. 

ALA's Web Sites for Kids

American Library Association's links for kids
Fondulac Library East Peoria's public library with many resources
The Futures Channel Thousands of short videos on just about any topic, all are free and suitable for kids.
IPL Kidspace Have a question?  Ask a librarian!
Newspapers: U.S. and Worldwide From Refdesk
Slime Kids Games, search engines, book reviews, book trailers, authors and reference from School Library Media Kids

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