All grade levels can use the wonderful resource available to us in Wisconsin, BadgerLink, at
BadgerLink can be found on our library page with no need to log in.

Elementary Websites

iSoupLadle4.jpgInfoSoup/Search Engine--Link here to WISCONSIN AUTHORS



label1o.pngASK for Kids-Search Engine




fmhome-iconmap.png Great search engine for kids

home_page_banner_the_three_bears.jpg Fabulous site by famous children's author. Lots of activities and fun things to

YahooKids.gif Search engine for kids

rkr_logo.gif Suggested titles by age group

storyline.gifListen to stories read by Screen Actors Guild Members.

screenshot_alpha-bot.jpg Word Central--Dictionary, thesaurus, spelling games. This is Alpha-Bot, one of the games children can play to improve their spelling skills level by level.

logo.gifSearch Engine for Kids

pbskids_girl.gif PBS Kids-Arthur site, lots of stories and games
newsmlogo.jpgInformation and links by age groups
photostory.jpgDownload Photostory3


Library Websites---Most public libraries have links to many websites for children. Here is a typical example of what can be found
by going to public (or other school) sites. This one also features websites in Spanish.

Middle School Sites ~ Just click to go to sites.

NoveList K-8 (Must link to on Badgerlink--author websites, curriculum-based book lists, suggested reading lists, webinars for teachers, much more)
Lazy Readers--a site for students looking for good, but short books!
Virtual Middle School Library--Open 24 hrs. a day! Great resources at your fingertips.
St. Mary's County Library--book lists by ages, special lists for boys
Read Alikes -Find books similar to ones you have enjoyed.
More Read Alikes--Using any search engine, just type in Readalikes for (name book you like, such as The Hunger Games)
Reading Rockets--See video interviews with authors,many elementary, but also some for middle school students
Teacher Librarian Wiki --Book lists for middle school students
Guys Read--Books for guys
Librarina--Great books for tweens and teens
50 Awesome Blogs--for middle school teachers--Great links including some to literature for middle schoolers

High School Sites

Springfield Library--High School Virtual Library--tremendous site with resources galore! A must view site.
Digital Tools for research---Just one section from site above. Use to find the right tool for each step in the research process.
YA Fresh--Pair of young adult authors review and talk about books
Hennepin County Library--Teen page
Young Adults' Choices Project
SciCentral---Award winning science information site
Study Guides and Strategies--Just like the name implies--ways to learn effectively
Reference Desk---
"VISION STATEMENT: Since 1995, Refdesk is a free and family-friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based resources."
American History--Library of Congress---a fun and informative site, great for lower grades as well
The Week in Rap---news of the week presented in fun hip-hop style
U.S. and Worldwide Newspapers
Applied Math & Science Education Repository