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Websites for Kids

Below you will find some of Cathie's Favorite Websites for children due to their organization, content, usefulness for assignments, and for the fun they can provide. If you know of any others to include, be sure to let Cathie know...



Websites recommended by the American Library Association on Animals, The Arts, History and Biography, Literature & Languages, Mathematics and Computer, Reference Desk, Sciences, and Social Sciences.

Find award-winning picture books.

The Multnomah County Library Homework Center organizes thousands of carefully reviewed K-12 education and homework resources for students, teachers, media specialists, and librarians.

Annotated searchable directory of websites created for kids by librarians. Searchable by subject, reading level and degree of picture content.

General Reference sites for homework help and interesting information.

View PBS Kids videos, play games, and enter contests.

A comprehensive resource addressing many aspects of bullying.  Includes a "Get Help Now" button to provide quick assistance to victims.


Search for schools, learn about financial aid and start planning for college.

Practice the SAT for free.

U.S. Department of Education Office for Federal Student Aid.

American Library Association award winners and teen selected young adult books, graphic novels and audiobooks.