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Sites for Children

  • American Folklore - This folklore site contains retellings of American folktales, Native American myths and legends, tall tales, weather folklore and ghost stories from all 50 states in the USA. Includes famous characters like Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Daniel Boone, and many more.
  • The Newbery Award - The Newbery Medal is awarded each year by the American Library Associationto the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
  • The Caldecott Medal - The Caldecott Medal is awarded by the American Library Associationto the artist of the most distinguished picture book published that year.
  • Kid's Corner - Do you like reading? Are you in a book group? Do you want to start one? Kid's Corner features books so great that you'll want to think about, talk about, laugh about, dream about, and READ them.
  • Read out of print books - Read rare and out of print childrens books at the Library of Congress Rare Books and Special Collections Reading Room.
  • Lexile Level - Matches readers with books.
  • America's Story from America's Library of Congress - Discover stories of America's past.
  • Mensa for Kids - Games and fun for "smart" kids.
  • Slimekids - SlimeKids features an extensive collection of book trailers organized by year and by grade level as well as numerous language arts-related games in such categories as spelling, typing, vocabulary and grammar. Additionally, the website showcases an array of exceptional literacy-related resources such as author and book review websites as well as superb learning tools including reference works and search engines.
  • Online Reading - Reading books for kids.