Our Youth Services librarians have compiled this list of links to reference sites that may be helpful for students working on homework projects or seeking more information about a particular topic.
Parents and kids may enter a list to practice spelling or vocabulary or use lists provided on the website. Children can also practice the alphabet.
African American History For Kids - Black History Month - University of Illinois Extension
The University of Illinois Extension offers a collection of links to provide information on Black History for children. Also, don’t miss the link to Teacher Guides in the sidebar to the left.
African-American Experience Children’s Literary Reference Guide (2011-2016)
Children literature expert Betsy Bird provides an incomparable book list of the African-American experience in books for children.
Ask Dr. Math: Elementary Archive
Includes info on adding, subtracting, fractions, geometry, measurements, and more. Also has link to Ask Dr. Math Middle School Archive. (Grades 1 & up)
Organizes the Web with 37,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.
Celebrating Women's History in Pictures: Picture Books for Women's History Month from "A Mighty Girl"
An annotated booklist of picture books related to women’s history.
This site can help create citations for sources, provide grammar suggestions, and detect unintentional plagiarism.
Billed as a site for ages “13-100,” with lessons and help with prealgebra, algebra, precalculus, and calculus. There are also games on the more basic math skills for younger students.