Just For Kids
Information for Young Writers The Word Detective is the free on-line version of an internationally-syndicated newspaper column answering readers' questions about words and language (primarily word and phrase origins) since 1953. More than 180 previously-posted columns are available in our fully-indexed archive, and reader questions are encouraged (with the exception of any question concerning "gry"). flatstanley.com starfall.com General BookWire Children's Literature Web Guide Jane Austen Information Page Laura Ingalls Wilder Mark Twain on the Web The Shakespeare Mystery - The argument over the authorship of Shakespeare continues. Word Play Children's Book Council Starfall - A site for young readers to improve their skills through simple games. Magazines by and/or for Kids American Girl Homeschool Gazette This site encourages Christian homeschooled youth (ages 5-14), in reading and creative writing skills. MidLink Magazine Scholastic Splash Sports Illustrated for Kids Time for Kids YES Mag - Canada's Science Magazine for kids. Reference Helps Bartlett, John. 1901. Familiar Quotations - Look up a famous quote with this great search feature. Children's Literature Web Guide Fluency Through Fables - This group of ESL lessons involve a fable.  The fables are used to increase fluency as well as critical thinking and increasing vocabulary. Library of Congress Myths and Legends of Indigenous Peoples On-line Books OneLook Dictionaries - 5,990,011 words in 963 dictionaries indexed. Project Bartleby: The Public Library of the Internet Roget's Thesaurus Merriam-Webster Online Shakespeare Homepage - The complete works of William Shakespeare on-line. Travlang's Translating Dictionaries - This site offers on-line multilingual translation dictionaries free-of-charge. You'll find dictionaries covering French, German, English, Spanish, Dutch, Danish, and more. There's also a freeware windows multilingual translating dictionary available for your downloading. Webster's Dictionary - On-line and searchable. Stories and Books On-Line A Little Princess - by Frances Hodgson Burnett The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn - by Mark Twain Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Alice Through the Looking Glass Ballads of a Cheechako - by Robert W. Service The Call of the Wild - by Jack London Cinderella The Internet Public Library KidSpace The Sea Wolf - by Jack London Selections of Klondike Short Stories - by Jack London White Fang - by Jack London Wacky Web Tales - Write your own interactive story on-line! Writing Clubs Young Writers' Clubhouse BACK TO MAIN MENU