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ipl Goldstein Children’s Collection Podcasts

ipl2 Goldstein Children’s Collection Podcasts

A podcast library of audio and visual children’s stories, read aloud with colorful artworks from the books, from the Florida State University (FSU) College of Information Goldstein Library’s amazing collection of children’s books, many of which are out of copyright. Includes Fairies and Chimneys, by Rose Fyleman; Marigold Garden, by Kate Greenaway; …
Subject: Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Jacqueline Woodson – Books for Children and Young Adults

Jacqueline Woodson – Books for Children and Young Adults

Ever wonder how your favorite author came up with the idea for a book? Jacqueline Woodson tells why she wrote each of her books, talks about her life, and answers frequently asked questions on this official website.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z; Reading Zone–Picture Books; Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Judy Moody

Judy Moody

Judy Moody jumps from the pages of her books to the online world in her very own website! Play games with Judy, Stink, and friends, customize your virtual Judy Moody, read character profiles, join Judy’s fan club, keep up with Judy’s News and Events page, and tell your teachers and parents to check out a Judy Moody page made just for them!
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors L-Z; Reading Zone–Reading Zone Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Harry Potter

Harry Potter

This Scholastic site for the Harry Potter series has tons of great stuff! Have you ever wondered how to say some of the people, places and spells you read in the books? Like Beauxbatons, the wizard school somewhere in Europe or Lucius Malfoy, Draco???s father? Go to the pronunciation guide and hear how they are said. And just what is a boggart …
Subject: Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Dear America

Dear America

Tons of information about the Dear America Series, including My America, My Name Is America (especially for boys), and The Royal Diaries. You can pick a book to find out what it???s about and read an excerpt. You can also read about the authors and download a checklist for each series to keep track of which ones you???ve read!
Subject: Reading Zone–Books & Authors

IPL Goldstein Lawson Collection

IPL Goldstein Lawson Collection

Collection of art work in the Florida State University (FSU) College of Information Goldstein Library. Art work is by artist Robert Lawson who won Caldecott and Newberry Medals for writing and illustration.
Subject: Reading Zone–Authors A-K; Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Beacon Street Girls

Beacon Street Girls

Meet the Beacon Street Girls, Charlotte, Katani, Maeve, Avery, and Isabel. You might know them from their books. Now you can take a virtual visit to Beacon Street, play games, and have lots of fun on their interactive website.
Subject: Reading Zone–Reading Zone Virtual Field Trips; Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Ghost Forest

Ghost Forest

Enter the “Ghost Forest” website to learn all about the prize-winning adventure tale, ???Ghost Forest??? a story for children. Written by Zlatko Enev, a Bulgarian-born writer living in Berlin, Germany, “Ghost Forest” tells about the adventures of a small girl who enters an enchanted game world. You can read the site in English, French, German, Chi …
Subject: Reading Zone–Reading Zone Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Fifty Famous People

Fifty Famous People

Part of the Baldwin Project, a volunteer-run online library that provides the texts and illustrations of out-of-print children’s books at no charge, this collection is a companion to “Fifty Famous Tales Retold”. It is a collection of not strictly factual stories about real people in history, retold by James Baldwin at the beginning of the last cen …
Subject: Reading Zone–Reading Zone Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reading Zone–Books & Authors; Reading Zone–Advanced Reading

Thirty More Famous Stories Retold

Thirty More Famous Stories Retold

Part of the Baldwin Project, a volunteer-run online library that provides the texts and illustrations of out-of-print children’s books at no charge, this collection of thirty stories is for children ages 7 to 9, offering a more advanced vocabulary and extensive plot than the other two books in the series. These not strictly factual tales were reto …
Subject: Reading Zone–Reading Zone Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reading Zone–Books & Authors; Reading Zone–Advanced Reading

Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass

Read the continuing adventures of Alice in Wonderland in this illustrated book online. Read about Alice???s meetings with the Lion and the Unicorn, Humpty-Dumpty and the Garden of Live Flowers. Watch out for the Jabberwocky!
Subject: Reading Zone–Books & Authors; Reading Zone–Advanced Reading

Clifford

Clifford

You wouldn???t think a big, red dog would have many adventures. Wait, yes you would! This Clifford site is packed with fun. Read or have stories read to you, play games with Clifford, print out activities, meet Clifford and his friends and watch video clips.
Subject: Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Kidsreads.com Authors

Kidsreads.com Authors

Scroll down this list of tons of authors to read about them and their books. Or click on the letter to jump to authors whose last names start with that letter. You can also take author trivia quizzes to test what you learn about the authors, like ???Why did author Dav Pilkey drop the E off of Dave???? Then try some word scrambles.
Subject: Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Kidsreads.com Trivia

Kidsreads.com Trivia

Do you know what Amelia Bedelia did in her last at-bat in the book Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia? Do you remember who greeted the first-year students when they got off the Hogwarts Express in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer???s Stone? Test your knowledge of lots of different books here. Other quizzes include Dr. Seuss books, Junie B. Jones, Nate the G …
Subject: Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Book-Pop

Book-Pop

You will love this site! Stephen Cosgrove has written many books and stories for the Web. You can read the books yourself, or hear them read to you! Read about Fiddler Bear and how he helped the Hideaway Bears or listen to a story about catching The Giggle-Snitcher. You can listen to songs and print out coloring pages of your favorite Book-Pop …
Subject: Reading Zone–Short Stories; Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Little Golden Books

Little Golden Books

The Little Golden Books have been around since the 1940s. You can see a timeline of the titles, read how they started, get activity pages, and play fun games like Make Your Own Monster and Road Hog Racing.
Subject: Reading Zone–Picture Books; Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Junie B. Jones

Junie B. Jones

First grade isn’t easy. Just ask Junie B. Jones. Read about all the Junie B. Jones books, learn about the author, Barbara Park, test your knowledge with the Junie B. Quiz, and print out activity sheets on this site.
Subject: Reading Zone–Books & Authors

The Official Website of Little Critter

The Official Website of Little Critter

Read about Little Critter and the author, Mercer Mayer, try out some puzzles, look at a list of the Little Critter books to see what you???ve read, have fun with jokes, look at pictures from the books or print coloring pages. You can even listen to parts of songs like ???What Do You Do with a Kangaroo??? or ???If I Had a Gorilla.???
Subject: Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Brian Jacques

Brian Jacques

Homepage for the Redwall books by Brian Jacques. Be sure to check out the Redwall Encyclopedia!
Subject: Reading Zone–Books & Authors; Fun Stuff–Television

Nancy Drew Online

Nancy Drew Online

At the Nancy Drew Online site, you can read a special online mystery. New episodes are added every week! You can also play a game, find out more about the character Nancy Drew, look at information on all the books, or talk to others about Nancy Drew.
Subject: Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Dinotopia

Dinotopia

If you’re a fan of the Dinotopia books series, or even just a dinosaur lover, you should take a look at this site. Information about author James Gurney, a map of Dinotopia, puzzles, trivia, and more!
Subject: Reading Zone–Books & Authors

Kids’ Place

Kids’ Place

There’s lots to do at this web site! Tackle brain teasers alone or with a group of friends or classmates. Play games such as GeoNet, FakeOut!, Wacky Web Tales, and Web Word Find.
Subject: Reading Zone–Books & Authors; Fun Stuff–Games & Activities

The Children’s Book Forum

The Children’s Book Forum

This site is described as an “Internet Community Project” which depends on parents, children, and teachers to submit their reviews of childrens’ books. It was started by a father who had trouble finding reviews of books for his daughter.
Subject: Reading Zone–Reading Zone Resources For Teachers & Parents; Reading Zone–Books & Authors